Brentford railway station
Location of Brentford in Greater London
|Local authority||London Borough of Hounslow|
|Managed by||South West Trains|
|Number of platforms||2|
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Brentford, which between 1950 and 1980 was named Brentford Central, is a railway station in the London Borough of Hounslow, west London. It is on the Hounslow Loop Line and in Travelcard Zone 4. The station and all trains serving it are operated by South West Trains. It is the main station for Brentford F.C.'s Griffin Park, which is nearby.
It was opened in 1849 by the London and South Western Railway (LSWR). When Glaxo Smith Kline opened their new headquarters near the station, at GSK House, they contributed towards the modernisation of the station.
The typical off-peak service from the station in trains per hour is:
- 4 direct to Waterloo via Chiswick
- 2 circuitously to Waterloo via Hounslow and Richmond
- 2 to Weybridge
The Sunday service is one train per hour each way between Waterloo and Woking and one train per hour between Waterloo, Twickenham, Kingston, Wimbledon and Waterloo via Hounslow.
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|Kew Bridge||South West Trains
Hounslow Loop Line
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