South West Trains - Articles and news items
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…
Rail industry news / 14 March 2014 /
Transport Minister Baroness Kramer has officially unveiled a completely refurbished rail station for Wokingham…
Rail industry news / 31 October 2013 /
The government is investing £3.25 million in modernising ‘touch in – touch out’ ticketing technology for rail passengers…
Rail industry news / 7 October 2013 /
How can the rail industry exploit technology to remotely monitor the condition of the rail infrastructure?…