News

Find out what’s going on across the South Western Railway with our latest updates.

Keep up to date with the latest news from our network, including information on improvements, popular journeys, onboard events – even Royal passengers.

News

Friends of Crewkerne Station Awards

09 January 2019

This year the Blackmore Vale Community Rail partnership took part in a light hearted competition between the stations for decorating the waiting rooms and platforms.

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Funding available for East Devon Line Community Rail projects

23 January 2019

Up to £10,000 is available to help pay for community projects on or linked to the East Devon Line and its stations thanks to a new fund being launched by the Devon & Cornwall Rail Partnership and South Western Railway (SWR).

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Getting young Londoners onto the right track

10 January 2019

South Western Railway has teamed-up with The Prince’s Trust to run a customer service employability skills courses for young people

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New South Western Railway smart card customers get the chance to win the value of their season ticket

04 January 2019

Monthly prize draw for weekly, monthly (and above) and annual season ticket holders who switch to the SWR smartcard online

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Without a hitch - SWR, GWR and Network Rail team rewarded for successful royal wedding travel operation

28 January 2019

South Western Railway (SWR), Great Western Railway (GWR) and Network Rail commended for joint event planning around the royal wedding in May 2018, at prestigious Golden Whistle Awards

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Former Prince’s Trust trainees start their careers with South Western Railway

21 February 2019

Two of the latest recruits to join South Western Railway (SWR) are graduates of The Prince’s Trust and SWR’s customer service employability skills course.

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Love to blossom at Clapham Junction this Valentine’s Day

12 February 2019

South Western Railway is helping love blossom at Clapham Junction this Valentine’s day in support of the British Heart Foundation.

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Save big this February with discounted Advanced train tickets

04 February 2019

South Western Railway’s latest ticket offer sees the cost of first and standard class Advanced tickets being slashed by a third.

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Simon’s smart switch is a win with South Western Railway’s Touch Smartcard

20 February 2019

South Western Railway is delighted to announce Simon Hunt as the first lucky passenger to win back the value of his Season ticket.

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South Western Railway donates to local homeless charity in Hampshire

22 February 2019

South Western Railway has made a donation of £1,000 to a homeless charity based in Hampshire

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