News

Find out what’s going on across the South Western Railway with our latest updates.

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

Salisbury station 'green' travel upgrade officially opens

Salisbury station 'green' travel upgrade officially opens

29 November 2022

New cycle hub opens at station

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Barnes Bridge to reopen by no later than December 5

Barnes Bridge to reopen by no later than December 5

25 November 2022

Joint news release with National Rail

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SWR awarded accreditation for safeguarding vulnerable people on the railway

SWR awarded accreditation for safeguarding vulnerable people on the railway

25 November 2022

SWR is the second UK train operator to be accredited by BTP’s Safeguarding in Rail scheme

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Barnes Bridge in SW London closes for Network Rail to carry out essential repairs

Barnes Bridge in SW London closes for Network Rail to carry out essential repairs

22 November 2022

Joint news release with Network Rail about Barnes Bridge

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SWR restores full timetable between Salisbury and Exeter St Davids

SWR restores full timetable between Salisbury and Exeter St Davids

16 November 2022

Services on the West of England line return to normal between Salisbury and Exeter St Davids today

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Train Services on Tuesday 8 November

Train Services on Tuesday 8 November

07 November 2022

First services on Tuesday 8 November will be much later than usual and are likely to be very busy.

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Reminder: SWR strike service advice for 5 to 10 November

Reminder: SWR strike service advice for 5 to 10 November

04 November 2022

We are urging customers to only travel by rail if absolutely necessary between Saturday 5 and Thursday 10 November.

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SWR announces free travel for forces personnel and veterans on Remembrance Sunday

SWR announces free travel for forces personnel and veterans on Remembrance Sunday

04 November 2022

Service personnel and veterans will be eligible for free travel on SWR services to Remembrance Sunday events

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SWR invites community groups to submit ideas for redundant station space

SWR invites community groups to submit ideas for redundant station space

02 November 2022

SWR is inviting charities and community groups to submit proposals for the use of redundant space at Witley station.

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Getting ready for autumn

Getting ready for autumn

31 October 2022

Joint news release with Network Rail

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