South West Trains - Articles and news items
Rail industry news / 29 March 2017 /
The rail industry, including Network Rail and South West Trains, has invested over £50 billion in Britain’s rail industry and new figures show the extent to which this investment has supported south London, Surrey and Berkshire.
Rail industry news / 27 March 2017 /
The Department for Transport has announced that First MTR South Western Trains Ltd has been awarded the South Western franchise which will run for seven years from 20 August 2017.
Rail industry news / 20 February 2017 /
Network Rail and South West Trains give commuters the opportunity to view a re-developed International Terminal at Waterloo station using virtual reality headsets.
Rail industry news / 4 July 2016 /
The Department for Transport (DfT) has published an Invitation to Tender for the South Western franchise setting out requirements for more trains, additional space and faster journeys.
Rail industry news / 4 February 2016 /
The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced two shortlisted companies who will compete for the next South Western rail franchise in June 2017.
Rail industry news / 29 October 2015 /
Siemens has begun construction on a £210 million fleet of Class 707 Desiro City electric multiple-units (EMUs) for South West Trains.
Rail industry news / 27 July 2015 /
London Waterloo Station expansion and redevelopment programme moved a step closer on the 27th July following Network Rail’s planning application submission.
Rail industry news / 7 July 2015 /
The Department of Transport (DfT) has notified Stagecoach that it is ending discussions regarding the direct award of the extended South West Trains franchise from 2017-2019.
Rail industry news / 12 June 2015 /
Network Rail has announced changes to its alliance with South West Trains focusing on areas that deliver most for passengers.
Rail industry news / 21 April 2015 /
UK train operator South West Trains will install GreenSpeed Driver Advisory System to its trains to improve reliability and punctuality across the network.
Rail industry news / 18 March 2015 /
South West Trains-Network Rail Alliance has agreed a partnership with contractors to carry out major improvement works at London Waterloo.
Rail industry news / 8 September 2014 /
150 new carriages will increase capacity, create jobs and boost economic growth…
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