Working with us

Welcome to a great place to work

If you’re looking for a company that will value you and provide a progressive, flexible workplace then we’re an employer to consider. South Western Railway offers a working environment that rewards staff for the enormous contribution they make. 

We offer colleagues the chance to develop, and provide them with the training and development resources to achieve their career goals. Couple this with performance management programmes, recognition and a suite of employee benefits, and we believe we’re a great place to work.

Equal opportunities

We believe that everyone is equally important because each and every member of the team plays a part in delivering a superior service and great value to our customers.

Our Equal Opportunity, Diversity and Disability Policies ensure that we promote a working environment in which everyone respects individuals and that we offer a truly inclusive environment for all. This applies to everything we do.

Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement 

Careers and opportunities with South Western Railway.

Operating over 1,500 services each weekday across the network, SWR employs more than 5,000 employees and provides commuter inter-urban, regional and long distance services to passengers in South West London and southern counties of England and Island Line services on the Isle of Wight, as well as providing connectivity to the ports and airports in the region.

We offer a wide range of rewarding careers, from working at the forefront of the business on and around the platform, to keeping our trains moving, to administrative jobs and operational jobs including train drivers.

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To contact our recruitment and selection team:

  • Write to: Recruitment & Selection, South Western Railway, Floor 3, Overline House, Southampton SO15 1AL
  • Call 02380 72 8230
  • Email recruitment@swrailway.com

Please be sure to specify which position your query relates to – or, if we are currently processing your application, please include your candidate reference number.