Strawberry Hill railway station
|Local authority||London Borough of Richmond upon Thames|
|Managed by||South Western Railway|
|Number of platforms||2|
|National Rail annual entry and exit|
|1 December 1873||Opened|
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Strawberry Hill railway station is in Strawberry Hill in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames in south west London, and is in Travelcard Zone 5. It is 12 miles 22 chains (19.8 km) down the line from London Waterloo. The station, and all trains serving it, are operated by South Western Railway. The station is equipped with Oyster card swipe terminals.
The line through Strawberry Hill (the Kingston Loop) opened in 1863, but Strawberry Hill station did not open until 1 December 1873. The current booking office building on the up, or western, side and the platform canopies date from the 1935 modernisation. Lifting barriers replaced the level crossing swing gates in 1973, the signal box was demolished in 1975.
Strawberry Hill train maintenance depot, built in 1897, is inside the triangular junction of the Shepperton Branch Line with the Kingston Loop Line.
The off-peak weekday service in trains per hour at the station is:
Monday to Friday, four additional early morning rush-hour trains to Waterloo are routed from Shepperton. Three additional evening rush-hour trains from Waterloo continue from here down the Shepperton Branch Line. On Sundays, there is an hourly service each way round the loop, plus one per hour each way that runs between Kingston and Waterloo via Hounslow.
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
|Twickenham||South Western Railway
Kingston Loop Line
|South Western Railway
Shepperton Branch Line
- Mitchell, Vic (1990). London Suburban Railways: Kingston and Hounslow Loops. Middleton Press.