Campaign against South Western Railway (FirstGroup / MTR Corporation)

Since August 2017, the South Western franchise has been operated by a joint venture between FirstGroup, a British private-sector transport company, and MTR Corporation, which runs Hong Kong’s Mass Transit Railway. The franchise includes most train services running to and from London Waterloo as well as services on the Isle of Wight. The franchise is intended to last for seven years. FirstGroup also operates the Great Western Railway and TransPennine Express franchises alone, while MTR Corporation is the sole operator of the TfL Rail contract.

• Do you use the South West Trains service regularly?
• Do you believe it should be returned to public hands as part of a re-unified national rail network run for people not profit?
• Then, why not start a campaign building up to the franchise end?

Bring Back British Rail will support you by promoting your campaign’s details on this website and putting you in touch with other local activists via our Facebook, Twitter and Riseup communities. Please get in touch on the email address below!


Existing Campaigns / Groups:

South Western Railway Passenger Action

Cancel South Western Railway’s contract & investigate their mismanagement

Support the public ownership of London’s suburban rail network as part of publicly-owned Transport for London

I hate South Western Railways

South West Trains Complaints

South West Trains – How To Complain