South West Trains

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South West Trains
SouthWestTrainsLogo.svg
SWT 444001 Clapham Junction.jpg
Overview
Franchise(s) South Western
4 Feb 1996 − 31 Jan 2004
1 Feb 2004 − 3 Feb 2007
4 Feb 2007 – 20 Aug 2017
Main region(s) Greater London, Surrey, Hampshire, Isle of Wight & Dorset
Other region(s) Berkshire, Wiltshire, Somerset, Devon
Fleet size 371
1 Class 73 electro-diesel locomotive
11 Class 158 Express Sprinter sets
30 Class 159 South Western Turbo sets
45 Class 444 Desiro sets
127 Class 450 Desiro sets
91 Class 455 sets
24 Class 456 sets
36 Class 458 Juniper sets
6 Class 483 sets
Stations called at 213
Stations operated 185 (including Island Line)
National Rail abbreviation SW
Parent company Stagecoach
Website www.southwesttrains.co.uk
Route map
Route map

South West Trains was a train running company in the UK. It served 213 stations and ran 177. It had 337 trains and ran the Island Line[1] as well.

In August 2017, South Western Railway took over the franchise.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "South Western stakeholder briefing". Department for Transport. 4 April 2006. Retrieved 26 September 2012. 
  2. First MTR South Western Trains Limited wins South Western franchise Department for Transport 27 March 2017
  3. Improving South Western Railway FirstGroup plc, 27 March 2017