South Western Railway
Get back out there this summer. Great days never leave you - have more of them with South Western Railway.
With two South Western Railway trains to Christchurch station every hour in each direction, there’s no better way to be environmentally friendly for . With room for bikes, luggage, and the whole family, it’s the easy and stress-free way to go.
Arriving right in the middle of Christchurch means that taking the train is a great way to – whether you’re heading to Parkstone for Boscombe Beach, or heading further afield to Bournemouth, Poole or Southampton. We’ve even put together these handy tips on all the ways you can get cheap train tickets.
Connecting London to Bournemouth, Portsmouth, Salisbury and Exeter, supporting travellers going to work, school and play, we're here to champion the life and economy of the towns and people on our network.
We’ve got ambitious plans to change train travel in the South West - with new and refurbished trains, more seats and better connections, we’re working to improve journeys across our region. From digital eTickets to 5G Wi-Fi connections, and onboard entertainment to more frequent trains, we’re making taking the train easier, greener and better value.
2020 and 2021 sees our new fleet of trains arriving on the network, and extra carriages to many trains. That’s more customers to local businesses, more families connected, and more great days out. On top of that, we’re supporting our local communities with a £2.6m Communities Improvement Fund.
Serving some of the most beautiful parts of the South of England, you’ll find everything from expansive forests to incredible coastline, as well as lively cities to explore. So, whether it's a weekend away in bustling Bristol, a day of candyfloss and sandy toes at the beach, or just the daily commute, we're here to take you on your next adventure.