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Media centre

Welcome to the Southern on-line press office. This section of our website is designed for you if you are a journalist, photographer, broadcaster, TV production company or film maker to give you the help you need when looking for information about Southern.

Here you will find a good preview selection of Southern images (high-resolution copies of which are available free of charge from the Southern press office), an archive of our press releases and general background information about Southern.

Southern Background Information

From time to time, you may need information and facts about Southern for your publication. This section gives you the information you need without having to contact the press office directly. If you need more, call us on 0203 750 2030.


Southern Railway Ltd is one of three train operating companies owned by Govia. Southern's routes include the South Coast from Southampton to Ashford, The South Coast to London, Tonbridge to London, The South London Metro area and stations to Milton Keynes.

Southern's two principal London stations are London Victoria and London Bridge.

Southern also runs Gatwick Express services between London Victoria and Gatwick Stations, and to Brighton in the morning and evening peak periods. Visit: for more information.

Who’s Who

Chief Executive Officer Charles Horton
Chief Financial Officer Wilma Allen
Chief Operating Officer Nick Brown
Engineering Director Gerry McFadden
Human Resources Director Andy Bindon
Communications & Marketing Director Collette Dunkerley
Passenger Services Director Angie Doll
Head of Safety  Colin Morris

Press Office Contact Details

If you are a journalist, please contact the Southern press office on 0203 750 2030 or use the email.

Please do not call this number if you want to speak to someone in another department. For this, please call 020 8929 8600.

If you are a customer, please contact our Customer Service department between 07:00 and 22:00 on 03451 27 29 20.

Filming or photography

If you are from a news broadcaster we will consider any request but you do need prior permission to film at any of our stations or on our trains. While filming, please make sure you follow any directions our staff give you. Contact our press office on the number above.

All other requests for filming or photography require at least 10 working days' notice and there is normally a fee.

Please contact:

Lawrence Baker


Telephone: 07422 079058