News

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

UK’s oldest train fleet updated with £26m investment into Isle of Wight's railway

16 September 2019

Rail Minister Chris Heaton-Harris makes announcement

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SWR employees select new charity partners

12 September 2019

Delighted to announce partnerships with Surrey Search and Rescue and Daisy Chains

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Helping older people get out and about with ‘Try the Train’

11 September 2019

South Western Railway’s (SWR) Community Ambassadors continue their jam-packed year of ‘Try the Trains’ trips with a journey for a group from the charity, Not Forgotten.

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“It’s made my life happier” - Ashley becomes SWR’s latest Prince’s Trust recruit

04 September 2019

South Western Railway is delighted to announce Ashley Redding as the latest successful recruit from The Prince’s Trust Get Into programme

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SWR now accepts PayPal

04 September 2019

South Western Railway (SWR) is pleased to announce passengers can pay for train tickets using PayPal on its website and app.

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SWR launches Tap2Go

03 September 2019

SWR launches Tap2Go to take the hassle out of buying a train ticket

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Deadline for £5.3m community fund fast approaching

20 August 2019

Customer and Communities Improvement Fund (CCIF) will invest £5.3m in community projects over 2 years

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Have you spotted SWR’s Trainbow?

19 August 2019

Class 444 train liveried with Pride flag

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MP welcomes the opening of SWR's new electric vehicle charging points

16 August 2019

Basingstoke MP Maria Miller welcomes the opening of new electric vehicle charging points.

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Final chance to catch ‘Music on the Move’ this Friday and Saturday

15 August 2019

The final performances of 'Music on the Move' onboard South Western Railway and Wightlink services begins this Friday and Saturday

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