Brentford railway station

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Not to be confused with the former Brentford railway station (1860-1942).
Brentford National Rail
Brentford railway station in 2008.jpg
Brentford is located in Greater London
Location of Brentford in Greater London
Location Brentford
Local authority London Borough of Hounslow
Managed by South West Trains
Owner Network Rail
Station code BFD
DfT category E
Number of platforms 2
Fare zone 4
National Rail annual entry and exit
2010–11 Increase 1.269 million[1]
2011–12 Increase 1.386 million[1]
2012–13 Increase 1.440 million[1]
2013–14 Increase 1.528 million[1]
2014–15 Increase 1.700 million[1]
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WGS84 51°29′15″N 0°18′35″W / 51.4875°N 0.3096°W / 51.4875; -0.3096Coordinates: 51°29′15″N 0°18′35″W / 51.4875°N 0.3096°W / 51.4875; -0.3096

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.

View eastward in 1961


The typical off-peak service from the station in trains per hour is:

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.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Kew Bridge   South West Trains
Hounslow Loop Line
  Syon Lane
Historical railways
Feltham   Anglia Railways
London Crosslink
  West Hampstead


London Buses routes 195 and E8 serve the station. E2 also stops nearby.


  1. ^ a b c d e "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation.  Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.

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