Working With Us

Welcome to a great place to work.

If you’re looking for a company that will value you and provide a progressive, flexible workplace then we’re an employer to consider. South Western Railway offers a working environment that rewards staff for the enormous contribution they make. 

We offer colleagues the chance to develop, and provide them with the training and development resources to achieve their career goals. Couple this with performance management programmes, recognition and a suite of employee benefits, and we believe we’re a great place to work.

Equal opportunities

We believe that everyone is equally important because each and every member of the team plays a part in delivering a superior service and great value to our customers.

Our Equal Opportunity, Diversity and Disability Policies ensure that we promote a working environment in which everyone respects individuals and that we offer a truly inclusive environment for all. This applies to everything we do.

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Careers and opportunities with South Western Railway.

South Western Railway has some of the busiest routes in the country, operating around 1,700 services each weekday. We employ more than 4,500 people, and our challenge is to ensure that the right people are in the right place and that we deliver the high levels of service our customers expect.

We offer a wide range of rewarding careers, from working at the forefront of the business on and around the platform, to keeping our trains moving, to administrative jobs and operational jobs including train drivers.

Click below to view and apply for our latest vacancies

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To contact our recruitment and selection team:

  • Write to: Recruitment & Selection, South Western Railway, Floor 3, Overline House, Southampton SO15 1AL
  • Call 0845 408 1322
  • Fax 02380 728144
  • Email recruitment@swrailway.com

Please be sure to specify which position your query relates to – or, if we are currently processing your application, please include your candidate reference number. 
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