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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

Real Time Carriage Capacity Information To Help Enable Social Distancing

21 April 2021

In an industry-first trial, South Western Railway is using CCTV cameras and AI technology to continually and anonymously ‘count’ the number of passengers onboard individual train carriages.

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SWR trials new customer reassurance measures at stations as lockdown eases

01 April 2021

SWR Welcome Hosts will have a designated area at eight stations where customers can ask travel questions and seek safe travel advice.

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SWR supports Hounslow mentoring scheme for young women

25 March 2021

South Western Railway has today announced its support for the Spark! CONNECT Mentoring scheme, which helps Hounslow young women from disadvantaged backgrounds

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New LEDs across South Western Railway network contribute to 21 percent drop in energy consumption

16 March 2021

Over 16,180 new LED fittings replace older bulbs across the South Western Railway network, helping to save enough energy to charge over 450 million iPhones.

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SWR customers invited to “Meet the Manager” at virtual event

09 March 2021

Railway customers are being given the opportunity to quiz senior South Western Railway (SWR) managers at a virtual “Meet the Manager” event on Tuesday 13 April.

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South Western Railway announces start date for new Managing Director

04 March 2021

Claire Mann first day set for 22 March

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Spare rooms at Shawford station set to become thriving community space

26 February 2021

The old station building at Shawford station will be transformed into a new community hub

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New footbridge and more step-free access for Liphook station passengers

19 February 2021

Liphook station is set to become more accessible for passengers using a wheelchair or mobility scooter.

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New Malden station carpark upgraded

15 February 2021

New Malden station carpark has had a major overhaul

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National Apprenticeship Week 2021

12 February 2021

Meet Shannon Fox, Planning Manager

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