South West Trains

South Western Trains operates around 1,600 trains a day on a network in the South and South West England. They serve more than 200 stations and employ around 4,500 people.

South Western Trains provide a service westbound to towns such as Poole, Dorchester and Weymouth and eastbound to those such as Brockenhurst, Southampton, Winchester and London, serving a mixture of commuters and longer-distance travellers.

Taking a bike on the train

South Western Trains recognises the many benefits of making stations and train services cycle-friendly. Their cycle strategy is designed to encourage people to use cycles on the network by providing improved access, parking and security at stations.

Cycles are welcome onboard South Western Trains, please familiarise yourself with the cycle policy before you travel, including top tips for taking bicycles on the train.

Assisted Travel

South Western Trains ‘Assisted Travel team’ will help you if you need assistance in planning and making your journey. Customer service staff are trained in disability awareness and work to make sure that travelling by train is as accessible as possible. 

To make an Assisted Travel Booking please call our Assisted Travel team on: 

For more information please visit the South Western Trains Assisted Travel Webpages.