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 (11km) 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.
Grade II listed, it was designed by the architect William Tite in 1846, and is the only survivor of four brick-built Tudor Gothic-style stations on the Richmond branch, the others being Putney, Mortlake and Richmond. The ticket office, adjacent to Platform 1, is now privately owned.
Platforms and rail services
There are four platform faces: this is the general service pattern:
2: Express to London Waterloo (Trains do not generally stop)
Platforms 1 & 2 are swapped on Sundays
Station facilities 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
- "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
- "Barnes Station". National Heritage List for England. English Heritage. Retrieved 13 December 2013.
- Wilson, Lt Col G R S (27 June 1956). "Report on the Collision near Barnes Station" (PDF). HMSO. Retrieved 7 March 2013.
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|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
|Putney||South West Trains
Hounslow Loop Line
|South West Trains
Kingston Loop Line