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Press Enquiries

If you are a member of the press please contact the South Western Railway press office team on:

Email: press@swrailway.com
Phone: 07623 514 055

If you have an urgent enquiry out of hours a member of the on call press team will have access to these and will respond to you as soon as they can.


Latest news

SWR’s newest Community Rail Partnership achieves national standard

07 July 2020

The newest community rail group on the South Western Railway network has been recognised by the Government

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First 701 train welcomed at Wimbledon depot

02 July 2020

A significant milestone in the £1bn transformation of suburban travel

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SWR supports passengers with non-visible disabilities through lanyard scheme

18 June 2020

Scheme designed to discreetly indicate adults and children with non-visible disabilities

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Helping passengers breathe more easily

17 June 2020

A revolutionary new technology which successfully reduces harmful emissions from diesel trains by over 90%.

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SWR and GWR trial new ‘virucidal’ sanitiser in cleanliness battle during the pandemic

16 June 2020

Sanitising treatment kills 99.99% of viruses and bacteria on surfaces

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SWR sees arrival of first Class 701 train

11 June 2020

The first of South Western Railway’s near-£1bn new fleet of modern suburban trains has arrived on the network.

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SWR launch new 'trainbow' to mark Pride month

03 June 2020

Celebrating the LGBTQ+ community

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New art display produced by local schoolchildren

20 May 2020

Brightening up Guildford station

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Flagship depot begins next major phase

13 May 2020

Preparing Feltham for the new fleet of Class 701 trains

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Want to help SWR improve services? Let’s Zoom…

07 May 2020

SWR's first ever digital Meet the Manager session.

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