Isleworth railway station

Isleworth National Rail
Location of Isleworth in Greater London
Location Isleworth
Local authority London Borough of Hounslow
Managed by South West Trains
Station code ISL
DfT category F1
Number of platforms 2
Fare zone 4
National Rail annual entry and exit
2008–09 Decrease 0.813 million[1]
2009–10 Increase 0.849 million[1]
2010–11 Increase 0.979 million[1]
2011–12 Increase 1.065 million[1]
2012–13 Increase 1.127 million[1]
2013–14 Increase 1.152 million[1]
2014–15 Increase 1.230 million[1]
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WGS84 51°28′30″N 0°20′13″W / 51.4749°N 0.337°W / 51.4749; -0.337Coordinates: 51°28′30″N 0°20′13″W / 51.4749°N 0.337°W / 51.4749; -0.337
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Isleworth railway station is in the London Borough of Hounslow, in west London, and is in Travelcard Zone 4. It is 19 km (12 mi) south west of London Waterloo. The unmanned station and all trains serving it are operated by South West Trains.

A temporary station east of Wood Lane, 400 metres east-northeast of the current site, opened as "Hounslow" on 22 August 1849 to allow a service to run until the bridges, embankment, and station buildings were completed. The name was changed to "Smallberry Green" after four months.[2]

The present station opened on 1 February 1850 as "Isleworth". It was renamed "Spring Grove & Isleworth" in 1855 and became "Isleworth" again in August 1911.

Platform length at Isleworth is constrained by a bridge over a road at each end and selective door opening is required for recent longer stock (unlike 8-car slam door trains which fitted). The doors will only open on the front 7 carriages of a train.

Hounslow Council proposed that the Hounslow Loop Line be part of the Crossrail route with Crossrail trains calling at Isleworth station.[3] but this was not included in the final route presented to Parliament in 2008.


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
Syon Lane   South West Trains
Hounslow Loop Line


London Buses routes 110, 235, 237, 635 and night route N9 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
  3. A4
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