South Western Railway brand launched in London

A Siemens Class 444 EMU has been unveiled in the SWR livery. Photo: Tony Miles

UK: The replacement South Western franchise, awarded to a joint venture of FirstGroup and MTR Europe, was formally launched at London Waterloo on September 4. The franchise had begun on August 20, but with Network Rail’s blockade at Waterloo still underway the launch was held back until platform extension work ...

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