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A Quick Overview of Barnes Bridge
Barnes Bridge Railway Station is located on The Terrace in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, Barnes, London. All trains serving it are operated by South West Trains.The Zone 3 station has a self-service ticket machine and you can top up your Oyster card here.
There are pay phones but no toilets or waiting rooms and the station is inaccessible to wheelchair users.The station was built in 1849 to carry the loop line of the London and South Western Railway across the river Thames to Chiswick.
- The actual Barnes Bridge which crosses the Thames is a Grade II listed structure designed by Joseph Locke and build in 1849.
- The historic Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race passes under it and legend has it that whichever crew is ahead at this point of the race will win.
- n Boat Race days, the number of passengers swells.