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A Quick Overview of Kingston
Kingston railway station is in Kingston upon Thames in South West London. The station and all trains serving it are operated by South West Trains. It is in Travelcard Zone 6.
- The station opened on 1 July 1863 as "Kingston Town", to distinguish it from the earlier Kingston station (which became Surbiton) on the South West Main Line.
- It was then the terminus of the London & South Western Railway branch line from Twickenham.
- The platforms built when the line was prolonged in 1869 to connect to the South West Main Line were named "Kingston High Level".