South West Trains

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South West Trains
SWT 444001 Clapham Junction.jpg
Info
Franchise(s): South Western
February 1996 – February 2003
February 2003 – February 2007
February 2007 – February 2017
Main region(s): Greater London, Hampshire, Surrey & Dorset
Other region(s): Berkshire, Wiltshire, Somerset, Devon
Fleet size: 337 (343 including Island Line)
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
30 Class 458 Juniper sets
1 Class 73 Rescue electro-diesel locomotive
(6 Class 483 - Island line sets)
Stations called at: 213 (177 operated)
National Rail abbreviation: SW
Parent company: Stagecoach Group
Web site: 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