MP Jake Berry said that if Matt Hancock had won I’m a Celebrity, he would want to see if he could “survive one journey between London and Manchester on an Avanti train”.
An Avanti West Coast spokesperson said: "We know we're not delivering the service our customers rightly expect."
In the @HouseofCommons I again raised the unacceptably poor & unreliable service being provided by Avanti West Coast. We need action & improvement urgently; enough is enough! If they don't lift their game, they should lose the contract to run this line Cumbria depends upon. 🗣🚄
How many direct trains an hour are there between London and Manchester? On #BBCBreakfast Charlie Stayt and Transport Secretary Grant Shapps disagreed over the reduced timetable introduced by Avanti on the West Coast main line