Strawberry Hill railway station

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Strawberry Hill National Rail
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Strawberry Hill is located in Greater London
Strawberry Hill
Strawberry Hill
Location of Strawberry Hill in Greater London
LocationStrawberry Hill
Local authorityLondon Borough of Richmond upon Thames
Managed bySouth Western Railway
Station codeSTW
DfT categoryC2
Number of platforms2
Fare zone5
National Rail annual entry and exit
2013–14Increase 1.099 million[1]
2014–15Increase 1.135 million[1]
2015–16Decrease 0.943 million[1]
2016–17Decrease 0.893 million[1]
2017–18Decrease 0.839 million[1]
– interchange Increase 171[1]
Key dates
1 December 1873Opened
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WGS8451°26′20″N 0°20′20″W / 51.4389°N 0.3388°W / 51.4389; -0.3388Coordinates: 51°26′20″N 0°20′20″W / 51.4389°N 0.3388°W / 51.4389; -0.3388
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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.

Service[edit]

The off-peak weekday service in trains per hour at the station is:[2]

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 National Rail Following station
Twickenham   South Western Railway
Kingston Loop Line
  Teddington
  South Western Railway
Shepperton Branch Line
(Restricted Service)
  Fulwell

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  2. ^ Table 149 & 152 National Rail timetable, May 2016
  • Mitchell, Vic (1990). London Suburban Railways: Kingston and Hounslow Loops. Middleton Press.

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