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Latest news

Partial train derailment near Walton on Thames update

Partial train derailment near Walton on Thames update

04 March 2024

Following this morning’s partial derailment of a train in the Walton-on-Thames area, all lines between Woking and Surbiton will remain closed for the rest of the day, Monday 4 March

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SWR receives highest possible score for safeguarding customers and colleagues

SWR receives highest possible score for safeguarding customers and colleagues

08 February 2024

We have been awarded a score of 100% for our Safeguarding on Rail reaccreditation

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South Western Railway confirms services during January and February’s industrial action

South Western Railway confirms services during January and February’s industrial action

24 January 2024

We have outlined our services during the upcoming industrial action by the ASLEF union.

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Thousands of discount tickets for sale as SWR joins the Great British Rail Sale

Thousands of discount tickets for sale as SWR joins the Great British Rail Sale

23 January 2024

We are joining with train operators throughout England and Wales to make taking that special trip easier and cheaper.

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South Western Railway leads the way in improving air quality at stations with air-purifying technology at Salisbury

South Western Railway leads the way in improving air quality at stations with air-purifying technology at Salisbury

19 January 2024

We have become the first Train Operating Company to trial a Pluvo air-purifying totem at one of its stations.

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First customers experience SWR's new trains

First customers experience SWR's new trains

10 January 2024

First customers travel on SWR's new Arterio train

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SWR colleagues feature in New Year Honours List

SWR colleagues feature in New Year Honours List

29 December 2023

We are very proud that two of our colleagues have been recognised in the New Year Honours List.

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South Western Railway reminds customers of services over Christmas and New Year period

South Western Railway reminds customers of services over Christmas and New Year period

22 December 2023

We are reminding customers about our services over Christmas and New Year.

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Only travel if absolutely necessary between Woking and Basingstoke from Wednesday 27 to Friday 29 December

Only travel if absolutely necessary between Woking and Basingstoke from Wednesday 27 to Friday 29 December

21 December 2023

A severely reduced service will run between Woking and Basingstoke from 27 to 29 December as landslip repairs continue

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South Western Railway supports Ace of Clubs to feed homeless people this Christmas

South Western Railway supports Ace of Clubs to feed homeless people this Christmas

15 December 2023

South Western Railway has partnered with the charity Ace of Clubs to provide meals to homeless people this Christmas

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