Service alteration details

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Reduced Avanti West Coast service until Sunday 11 September

Incident created
20/07/2022 19:08
Last updated
09/08/2022 10:18
Route affected

All Avanti West Coast routes

 
TOC(s) affected
Avanti West Coast;
Description

Due to ongoing staff shortages and industrial action, Avanti West Coast will operate a reduced service until Sunday 11 September.

Travel on strike days (and the following day): 

Saturday 13 August - Services will be affected by ASLEF union strike action. Avanti West Coast are advising that you do not travel on this day as most of their network will have no services. This may also affect services on Sunday 14 August.

Thursday 18 August - Services will be affected by RMT union strike action. Customers should expect the existing timetable to be reduced significantly, and those services that do run are expected to be very busy. Avanti West Coast strongly advise you to only travel by rail if absolutely necessary on this day. This may also affect services on Wednesday 17 and Friday 19 August. 

Saturday 20 August - Services will be affected by RMT union strike action. Customers should expect the existing timetable to be reduced significantly, and those services that do run are expected to be very busy. Avanti West Coast strongly advise you to only travel by rail if absolutely necessary on this day. This may also affect services on Sunday 21 August.

Week day travel: 

For the Monday to Friday dates not impacted by strike action (see above) a reduced service will be in operation on all week days from Monday 15 August until Friday 9 September. Journey Planners will be updated with any planned cancellation the day before, so please check before you travel. 

Weekend travel from Saturday 27 August: 

Saturday 27 to Monday 29 August - The bank holiday weekend will be affected by engineering works and a completely amended timetable will operate.

Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 September - Avanti West Coast plan to run five trains an hour from London Euston - one to each of Glasgow, Liverpool and Birmingham (extending alternately to Edinburgh or Blackpool), and two an hour to Manchester. There will be a shuttle service between Crewe and Holyhead, plus limited services between London Euston and Chester where possible.

Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 September - Avanti West Coast plan to run five trains an hour from London Euston - one to each of Glasgow, Liverpool and Birmingham (extending alternately to Edinburgh or Blackpool), and two an hour to Manchester. There will be a shuttle service between Crewe and Holyhead, plus limited services between London Euston and Chester where possible.

More information:         

You can find more details about the upcoming industrial action here.

You can find more details about the reduced Avanti West Coast timetables here.

Check before you travel:
If you are travelling on weekdays, please check your journey on the day you are travelling.

If you are travelling on strike days or weekends, please check closer to the time of travel.