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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

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

Local schoolchildren enjoy first ‘Try the Train’ trips since pandemic

09 July 2021

The first of South Western Railway’s 2021 ‘Try the Train’ sessions took place this week....

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South Western Railway guards trial body worn cameras to improve customer and colleague safety

29 June 2021

Today, South Western Railway (SWR) has announced a new trial of body worn cameras for its guards working out of Fratton depot, Portsmouth.

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Flexi Season tickets now available for South Western Railway customers

21 June 2021

South Western Railway (SWR) customers who split their time between home and the office are set to save money and enjoy more flexible travel thanks to a new ticketing product which is available to buy from today.

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Real time information on station car park capacity now available via SWR app

14 June 2021

The exact number of spaces available at a host of SWR station car parks can now be found via the company’s app

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Britain’s longest serving railway employee waves goodbye to Waterloo station

03 June 2021

After 68 years of service, South Western Railway employee Don Buckley is retiring from the railway

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Customers invited to put their questions to SWR managers at virtual event

01 June 2021

South Western Railway (SWR) is inviting customers to question its senior team at a virtual “Meet the Manager” event on Tuesday 6 July.

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Renovation plans greenlighted for Longcross station

28 May 2021

South Western Railway has today announced it has signed a funding agreement with Surrey Country Council

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New school play puts epilepsy centre stage

27 May 2021

South Western Railway and the Guildford Shakespeare Company have teamed up to raise awareness of epilepsy with a new school play, ‘The Purple Princess’

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While you were away: 48 stations repainted, 1456 doors checked, 16,180 light bulbs changed…

17 May 2021

South Western Railway (SWR) is looking forward to welcoming customers back to a more punctual, reliable and energy efficient network

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Food on the Move delivers over 20,000 meals to families in need

16 May 2021

Food on the Move is marking one year of operation

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