Hounslow railway station

"Hounslow station" redirects here. For other uses, see Hounslow tube station.
Hounslow National Rail
Location of Hounslow in Greater London
Location Hounslow
Local authority London Borough of Hounslow
Managed by South West Trains
Owner Network Rail
Station code HOU
DfT category D
Number of platforms 2
Fare zone 5
National Rail annual entry and exit
2008–09 Decrease 1.021 million[1]
2009–10 Decrease 0.999 million[1]
2010–11 Increase 1.121 million[1]
2011–12 Increase 1.219 million[1]
2012–13 Decrease 1.215 million[1]
2013–14 Increase 1.227 million[1]
2014–15 Increase 1.285 million[1]
Key dates
1 February 1850 Opened
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WGS84 51°27′43″N 0°21′44″W / 51.462°N 0.3622°W / 51.462; -0.3622Coordinates: 51°27′43″N 0°21′44″W / 51.462°N 0.3622°W / 51.462; -0.3622
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Hounslow railway station, on the Hounslow Loop Line, is in the London Borough of Hounslow, in west London, and is in Travelcard Zone 5. The station and all trains serving it are operated by South West Trains. It was opened by the London and South Western Railway on 1 February 1850 on completion of the bridges and embankments at Isleworth. A temporary station had opened as "Hounslow" some 400 metres northeast of the present Isleworth station on 22 August 1849 to allow a service to run until the loop was connected, its name was changed to "Smallberry Green" after four months.[2]

The Station has now been revamped with a £650,000 facelift which took four months to complete. The renovations include a new, larger booking hall and toilet, better access for people with disabilities and a low energy lighting system.


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

On Sundays, there are two trains per hour to and from Waterloo, one of which continues to Woking and the other to Twickenham and Kingston.

Preceding station National Rail Following station
Isleworth   South West Trains
Hounslow Loop Line
  South West Trains
Waterloo to Chertsey via Hounslow


London Buses route 281 serve the station.


  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  2. V. Mitchell and K. Smith, Kingston and Hounslow Loops, Middleton Press, 1900, ISBN 0-906520-83-5
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