Brentford railway station (1860-1942)
Site of Brentford GWR Station in 1961
|Original company||Great Western and Brentford Railway Company|
|Key dates||Opened 1860
|1915||Wartime economy closure|
|4 May 1942||Closed|
|Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom|
|Closed railway stations in Britain
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Brentford railway station opened in 1860 on the Brentford Branch Line (the only line of the Great Western and Brentford Railway Company) which had opened in 1859 from Southall to Brentford Dock. It stood immediately north of Brentford High Street (the A315 road) on the embankment leading to the viaduct into the dock. The station closed on 22 March 1915 as a wartime economy measure, re-opened on 12 April 1920 and closed permanently in 1942.The station was demolished in 1957.
|Preceding station||Disused railways||Following station|
|Trumpers Crossing Halte
|Great Western Railway
Brentford Branch Line
- T. B. Peacock, G. W. Suburban Services From: 'Norwood, including Southall: Introduction', A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 4: Harmondsworth, Hayes, Norwood with Southall, Hillingdon with Uxbridge, Ickenham, Northolt, Perivale, Ruislip, Edgware, Harrow with Pinner (1971), pp. 40-43. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=22400 Date accessed: 19 June 2010.
- Butt 1995, p. 235.
- Mitchell & Smith 2000, Historical Background.
- Booker, Frank (1985) . The Great Western Railway: A New History (2nd ed.). Newton Abbot: David & Charles. ISBN 0-946537-16-X.
- Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508.
- Mitchell, Vic; Smith, Keith (August 2000). Branch Lines of West London. Midhurst: Middleton Press. ISBN 1-901706-50-8.