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Current disruptions on South West Trains network

Severe Weather Warning: Saturday 28 - Monday 30 November

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Please note For journeys starting less than 2 hours from now you will be unable to buy online.

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Your thoughts, comments and questions are important to us and help us to improve the products and services we offer you. So if you think there is something we should know about regarding our services, or if you have any questions, please get in touch.

The easiest way to contact us is using our online contact form, or you can e-mail our Customer Relations team at

Alternatively, you can follow us on Twitter for the latest updates and you may also find an answer to your query in our frequently asked questions.

Following recent disruptions, our teams are very busy trying to deal with the large volumes of calls, letters and emails relating to the disruption. If you have made contact with us, we would ask you to please be patient whilst waiting for a response.

We are however still keen to hear your feedback and thoughts on our services and your views on what we can do to improve further.

For further information on our services, or for a copy for a copy of our Passenger Charter, please click here.

Customer Relations


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or e-mail us:

By Post:Customer Relations
South West Trains
Overline House
SO15 1GW

0800 69 20 792


For more information on our customer contacts handling procedure, please click here.

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Buy online

You can save time by booking your tickets online and collecting them from a self-service ticket machine at the station, or receive them by post.

Problem with online booking:


Please check our FAQs page for more information and to report a problem

0370 906 6649 (0800-2200, Monday to Sunday)
For queries about your online booking, only.


Buy by phone

You can also buy your tickets over the phone with our experienced Customer Service team. They can arrange for you to collect your tickets from a self-service ticket machine at the station or send them to you by post.


0345 6000 650 (option 2)

For ticket purchases over the phone.

Assisted Travel

If you need assistance to access our trains, we recommend that you let us know 24 hours before you travel. You can do this by contacting our Assisted Travel team on:

Telephone:0800 52 82 100
Textphone:0800 69 20 792
Online:Use can request assistance for your journey using our online booking form.


Have you recently used our disabled assisted travel services? Please take a minute to give us some feedback on how by completing our quick survey.

Lost Property

All Lost Property is sent from our stations to our central Lost Property office at London Waterloo. It is open from 0730 to 1900 Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) and you should allow a minimum of 2 full working days for the item to be received and processed.

You can contact us:

Online:You can report your lost item using our online form.


020 7401 7861  (0730-1900, Monday to Friday)


Please click here for further information about South West Trains lost property process.

Group Travel

For groups of 10+


023 8072 8162 (0830-1700, Monday to Friday)

Online:You can request a quote for your group's journey using our online booking form.

Business Travel

Telephone:023 8072 8158 (0830-1730, Monday to Friday)

You can set up a Business Travel Account here.

Business Travel Account holders get a quote and book a journey using our online form.

Media enquiries

If you are a journalist and have an enquiry about South West Trains or Island line, please use the following contacts:


Office hours (0900-1700, Monday to Friday)
01738 442111

At all other times
08448 222888, quoting MEDIA1
Leave your name, contact number and a short message for the on-call press officer, who will return your call.
By post:

Stagecoach Group
10 Dunkeld Road


For any commercial filming and photography requests please contact Caroline, our Commercial Media Manager on 07776 492950 or via email

Passenger Forum and Feedback

Twice a year we will hold an all-day event at London Waterloo Station giving you the opportunity to meet and talk with South West Trains team.


We also hold monthly Tweet the Manager sessions when questions will be answered by managers from different areas of our business and a WebChat twice a year. A list of the dates for these events can be found here.

Passenger Panel

The Passenger Panel is a unique forum consisting of volunteer South West Trains passengers. It is totally independent and, most importantly of all, its voice is heard at the highest level within South West Trains. Mr Geoffrey Bignell, the Panel’s Chairman, regularly attends South West Trains Board Meetings in order to apprise the Board of Passengers views.

See more information about The Passenger Panel here.

London TravelWatch

London TravelWatch is the official watchdog organisation representing the interests of transport users in and around the capital.

If you have a complaint or problem with any aspect of London's transport, you must first contact the operator that provides the service. If you are unhappy with the operator's response, or you do not receive a response within a reasonable time frame, you can appeal to us and we will investigate.



London TravelWatch
169 Union Street

Telephone:020 3176 2999 (0900-1700, Monday to Friday)
Fax:020 31765991

Our Customer Service Centre is open from 0600-2200 daily (except 25 and 26 December). Calls are charged at standard BT rates, other operators may vary. Calls to 0800 numbers are free.

Calls made to any number listed on this page may be monitored and/or recorded.