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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 leads rail industry with roadmap to net zero by 2040

SWR leads rail industry with roadmap to net zero by 2040

29 September 2022

We have today announced our commitment to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2040 at the latest

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1 October strike service advice - updated

1 October strike service advice - updated

28 September 2022

An updated outline of the service we intend to offer on 1 October

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SWR's Apprenticeship programme is one of the best

SWR's Apprenticeship programme is one of the best

26 September 2022

South Western Railway are delighted to announce that we have made the final shortlist for the Award for Best Apprenticeship Programme in the Investors in People Awards 2022. The winners will be announced at a gala ceremony in London on Tuesday 15 November

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SWR Meet the Manager event – please note the revised date

SWR Meet the Manager event – please note the revised date

23 September 2022

Please note that the date of this event has been changed

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SWR is newest patron of Shaping Portsmouth

SWR is newest patron of Shaping Portsmouth

23 September 2022

Shaping Portsmouth is a Community Interest Company whose values and vision reflect our own

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SWR announces 1 October strike service levels

SWR announces 1 October strike service levels

23 September 2022

An outline of the service we can provide for the national strike action coming up at the start of October

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Island Line service disruption on 7th September

Island Line service disruption on 7th September

06 September 2022

The Island Line is not operating between 0900 & 1900 on 7th September 2022

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Temporary reduced timetable for West of England Line from Monday 5 September

Temporary reduced timetable for West of England Line from Monday 5 September

02 September 2022

From Monday 5 September we are introducing a temporary reduced timetable on the West of England line.

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SWR invites community projects to apply for funding

SWR invites community projects to apply for funding

19 August 2022

SWR launches latest round of Customer and Communities Improvement Fund

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100th SWR Desiro unit to be repainted is unveiled at Bournemouth

100th SWR Desiro unit to be repainted is unveiled at Bournemouth

17 August 2022

100th Desiro unit to be repainted in SWR colours unveiled

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