|Local authority||London Borough of Richmond upon Thames|
|Managed by||South Western Railway|
|Number of platforms||4|
|National Rail annual entry and exit|
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The station, 7 miles 7 chains (11.4 km) down the line from London Waterloo, was opened on 27 July 1846, when the line to Richmond was built. When the first section of the Hounslow Loop Line was opened on 22 August 1849, Barnes became a junction station. On the London side of the station, there are four tracks; one pair turns off along the Loop Line here.
Grade II listed, it was designed by the architect John Thomas Emmett in 1846, and is the only survivor of four brick-built Tudor Gothic-style stations on the Richmond branch, the others being Putney, Mortlake and Richmond. The ticket office, adjacent to Platform 1, is now privately owned.
There are four platform faces. This is the general service pattern:
2: Express to London Waterloo (Trains do not generally stop)
Platforms 1 & 2 are swapped on Sundays.
Station facilities are on the central island, which is accessed by a separate footbridge alongside Rocks Lane.
The typical off-peak service from the station is: