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

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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

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Latest news

Petersfield Community Hub refurbishment works complete

12 October 2021

South Western Railway has invested £45,000 in the refurbishment of Petersfield Community Hub

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Island Line set to reopen on 1 November

22 September 2021

The upgraded Island Line is due to reopen on 1 November, as long as a final round of train safety tests is successfully completed

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South Western Railway launches new discount initiative for over 60s

20 September 2021

Rail customers aged 60 and over can now save money on great days out, thanks to South Western Railway’s new Senior Savers Club.

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South Western Railway partners with Missing People charity to help identify missing loved ones

14 September 2021

South Western Railway has become the first train operator in the UK to partner with Missing People

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Long-lost teddies: South Western Railway seeks to reconnect lost teddy bears with owners

09 September 2021

On National Teddy Bear Day (Thursday 9 September), South Western Railway hopes to reunite lost teddies found on its trains with owners

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Improved Dorset cycle facilities as South Western Railway completes six station projects

07 September 2021

South Western Railway (SWR) has today announced the completion of six cycle parking schemes at stations across the BCP and Dorset council areas.

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South Western Railway announces new simpler fares for off peak travel

04 September 2021

From Sunday 5 September, customers on South Western Railway (SWR) will be able to benefit from a new, simplified Super Off-Peak ticketing structure which will reduce the cost of off-peak travel for nearly three quarters of customers.

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South Western Railway invites customers to 'Meet the Manager'

03 September 2021

Throughout the year South Western Railway regularly hosts ‘Meet the Manager’ sessions where members of the public can talk to its senior managers about the railway’s services

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South Western Railway invites community groups to ‘Try the Train’ to improve railway accessibility

01 September 2021

To increase confidence and accessibility of rail travel, South Western Railway is hosting free ‘Try the Train’ days for all community groups

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SWR launches summer edition of Welcome Hosts at Salisbury and Bournemouth stations

24 August 2021

Following a successful trial, SWR is rolling out its concierge service at Salisbury and Bournemouth stations.

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