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First of the new South Western Railway trains have arrived
First of the new South Western Railway trains have arrived

The first of South Western Railway’s (SWR) fleet of new suburban trains has arrived on the network ahead of a full programme of testing beginning next month.

South Western Railway’s new rail depot at Feltham
South Western Railway’s new rail depot at Feltham

Not far from the south side of Heathrow, at Feltham, a new railway depot is being built, to increase capacity on the Waterloo to Reading and Windsor lines.

More strikes on South Western Railway (SWR) announced
More strikes on South Western Railway (SWR) announced

The rail union, the RMT has announced that it is holding more strikes on SWR over a long running dispute about the withdrawal of guards on trains.

South Western Railway may lose its license
South Western Railway may lose its license

South Western Railway (SWR) could lose its franchise just a few years after it took over the line from Stagecoach’s South West Trains.

A month of strikes on South Western Railway
A month of strikes on South Western Railway

The rail union, the RMT has announced 27 days of strikes will take place in December on South Western Railway (SWR) in a long running dispute over driver only operated trains.