What Can You Bring on Board of a Train?

Learn about the items you can bring on board a train, from luggage, to buggies to pets.

Can I bring bicycles on board?

We allow bicycles on some of our trains. Check our cycle policy before you travel.

Can I bring bags and luggage on board?

Off on a trip? We have luggage racks and overhead racks to help store larger bags, cabin bags and smaller items. Please remember not to block the aisles, doorways and wheelchair areas with your bags, and to move them off the seat next to you if someone wants to sit down. It's a good idea to keep your luggage where you can see it at all times, and don't forget to take it with you when you leave the train.

You must always keep your personal items with you when at stations. Unattended items will be removed without warning and may be damaged or destroyed

Can I bring prams on board?

You’re welcome to travel with buggies and prams on our trains. You will often find space to store your pram either in the designated wheelchair area or folded up in the luggage or overhead racks. Please remember that if a wheelchair user needs the designated wheelchair space, they have priority, even if you were using the space before they got on the train.

Can I bring pets on board?

We welcome your four-legged friends on board free of charge.

  • You can bring up to 2 dogs on the train and they must be kept on a lead for the duration of the journey
  • Smaller animals must be kept in a pet carrier

Can I bring e-scooters on board?

Reports of incidents involving e-Scooters catching fire on National Rail services or infrastructure are increasing.

In response to these incidents customers in possession of e-Scooters are no longer permitted to enter our stations or travel on our services.

e-Scooter Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Why are you banning e-scooters?
Are e-scooters allowed on any other train operator’s trains and stations?
Are non-electric scooters allowed?
Are mobility scooters still allowed?
Are e-bikes allowed?
Why are e-bikes allowed but not e-scooters?
Are e-unicycles, e-skateboards and hoverboards also banned?
Can I charge an e-bike at an SWR or on an SWR train?
Can I leave an e-scooter at a station?

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