West Harrow tube station

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West Harrow London Underground
West Harrow tube station 2.jpg
West Harrow is located in Greater London
West Harrow
West Harrow
Location of West Harrow in Greater London
Local authorityLondon Borough of Harrow
Managed byLondon Underground
Number of platforms2
Fare zone5
London Underground annual entry and exit
2013Increase 1.13 million[1]
2014Increase 1.20 million[1]
2015Increase 1.33 million[1]
2016Increase 1.49 million[1]
2017Increase 1.53 million[1]
Railway companies
Original companyMetropolitan Railway
Key dates
4 July 1904Line opened
17 November 1913Station opened
Other information
External links
WGS8451°34′47″N 0°21′12″W / 51.57972°N 0.35333°W / 51.57972; -0.35333Coordinates: 51°34′47″N 0°21′12″W / 51.57972°N 0.35333°W / 51.57972; -0.35333
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West Harrow is a London Underground station in Harrow in north west London.

The station is on the Uxbridge branch of the Metropolitan line, between Rayners Lane and Harrow-on-the-Hill stations, and in Travelcard Zone 5. It is the only station on the Uxbridge branch to be served exclusively by the Metropolitan.


The Metropolitan (Harrow and Uxbridge Railway) line passed through here between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Ruislip, with services beginning on 4 July 1904. West Harrow station opened on 17 November 1913.

The line here passes over the road where The Gardens becomes Vaughan Road.

The station is one of the few underground stations without ticket barriers at one of the entrances, with passengers travelling towards Uxbridge able to access the platforms without passing a ticket barrier.


Metropolitan line[edit]

The Metropolitan Line is the only line to operate an express service, though currently for Metropolitan Line trains on the Uxbridge branch this is southbound only in the morning peaks (06:30 to 09:30) Monday to Friday.[2]

The semi-fast trains do not stop at Northwick Park, Preston Road and Wembley Park.

The off-peak service in trains per hour (tph) is:[2]

  • 8tph to Aldgate (all stations)
  • 8tph to Uxbridge

The morning peak service in trains per hour (tph) is:[2]

  • 2tph to Aldgate (semi-fast)
  • 4tph to Aldgate (all stations)
  • 4tph to Baker Street (all stations)
  • 10tph to Uxbridge

The evening peak service in trains per hour (tph) is:[2]

  • 7tph to Aldgate (all stations)
  • 3tph to Baker Street (all stations)
  • 10tph to Uxbridge



  1. ^ a b c d e "Multi-year station entry-and-exit figures" (XLSX). London Underground station passenger usage data. Transport for London. January 2018. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d "Metropolitan Line". Davros.org. Clive's UndergrounD Line Guides. 20 June 2017. Retrieved 14 July 2017.
Preceding station   Underground no-text.svg London Underground   Following station
towards Uxbridge
Metropolitan line
Uxbridge branch
towards Baker Street or Aldgate