Barnes railway station
Location of Barnes in Greater London
|Local authority||London Borough of Richmond upon Thames|
|Managed by||South West Trains|
|Number of platforms||4|
|National Rail annual entry and exit|
|Lists of stations|
The station, seven miles from Waterloo, was opened on 27 July 1846, when the line to Richmond was built. When the first section of the Hounslow Loop Line was opened on 22 August 1849, Barnes became a junction station. On the London side of the station there are four tracks; one pair turns off along the Loop Line here.
The Grade II listed ticket office is adjacent to Platform 1. It was built by William Tite in 1846 and is the only survivor of a series of brick-built Tudor-style stations on the Richmond branch. It is now privately owned.
Platforms and rail services
There are four platform faces: the general service pattern sees fast trains pass through on the South Outer platform (platform 4) and the north face of the central island (platform 2), while stopping trains for both Richmond and the Loop Line use the remaining platforms. (On Sundays all trains stop on the island platforms.) Station buildings are on the central island, which is accessed by a separate footbridge alongside Rocks Lane.
The typical off-peak service from the station is:
- 8 tph (trains per hour) (xx04/xx11/xx19/xx26/xx34/xx41/xx49/xx56) to London Waterloo, calling at Putney, Wandsworth Town, Clapham Junction, Queenstown Road and Vauxhall
- 4 tph (xx05/xx27/xx35/xx57) to Hounslow, of which:
- 2 tph (xx12/xx42) to Weybridge, calling at Barnes Bridge, Chiswick, Kew Bridge, Brentford, Syon Lane, Isleworth, Hounslow, Feltham, Ashford, Staines, Egham, Virginia Water, Chertsey and Addlestone
- 2 tph (xx22/xx52) to Wimbledon, calling at Mortlake, North Sheen, Richmond, St Margarets, Twickenham, Strawberry Hill, Teddington, Hampton Wick, Kingston, Norbiton, New Malden and Raynes Park
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Hounslow Loop Line
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Kingston Loop Line
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