South West Trains

South West Trains (SWT) is a train operating company in the United Kingdom owned by Stagecoach Group operating the South Western franchise.

It operates passenger services, mostly out of London Waterloo station, to the South West of London and in the counties of Surrey, Hampshire, Dorset, Devon, Somerset, Berkshire, and Wiltshire and on the Isle of Wight. The area of operation, essentially the former South Western division of Network SouthEast, is also roughly that of the pre-1923 London and South Western Railway (excluding everything west of Exeter). The Stagecoach Group took over the franchise on the privatisation of British Rail in 1996 and retained it in 2004 and again in 2007 making it, along with First Great Western, the longest-running franchise. It is the largest passenger franchise in the UK and is a particularly complex operation due to the large number and variety of services.

Read more about South West Trains:  History, Train Services, Routes, Performance, Rolling Stock Details, Criticism of South West Trains

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Godalming Railway Station
... The original single platform station opened in 1849 was located on a spur from just south of Farncombe station but the north of the River Wey ... Bloom 2004 Competition, in 2005 they won Best Small Station in the South West Trains Station Pride Awards and received a Highly Commended in the National Rail Awards ... In August 2006 they won Best Small Station in the 2006 South West Trains Station Pride Awards ...
South Somerset - Transport - Rail Stations
... Western Main Line), First Great Western Crewkerne railway station (West of England Main Line), South West Trains Templecombe railway station (West of England Main ...
Criticism of South West Trains
... In May 2011, the train company faced media attention after dismissing a ticket clerk for carrying out unauthorised work on the track of an active ... Tribunal in Southampton on 1 November 2011, where South West Trains presented its side of the story ...
Staines Railway Station - Operation - Services
... Staines railway station is served by South West Trains services from London Waterloo to Windsor, Reading and Weybridge ... Off-peak, each of these services operates two trains per hour, combining to provide six trains per hour from Staines to Waterloo ... Trains to Waterloo stopping at platform 1 and trains from Waterloo stopping at platform 2 ...
Leatherhead Railway Station - Services
... The typical Monday to Saturday service sees trains every 30 minutes between Victoria and Dorking, with trains continuing to Horsham every hour ... On Sundays, there are trains every 30 minutes between Victoria and Dorking only ... South West Trains operate services between London Waterloo and Guildford, and between London Waterloo and Dorking ...

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