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Kew Gardens Overground Station
Station ParadeKewLondonTW9 3PZ
- +44 20 8940 9905
- Tube Station Facilities
- District line
- London Overground
The station at Kew Gardens is pretty enough, it's just a shame that a lot of the main infrastructure inside working. There's errors with the display boards that means often the trains you're waiting for disappear of the board and you're left with an unexpected ten minute wait. This particularly involves trains from Kew to Richmond. The ticket machines are as tempremental as the display boards...more
This overland station is on the district line and is ideal for visiting Kew Gardens which is about half a mile away. Just head out of the station on the South side and keep going South until you get to the large wall surrounding Kew Gardens and then just head for one of the entrances. If you get lost just ask anyone - they'll point you in the right direction.
On the parade (yes thay have...more
Someone's definitely noticed this station is near Kew Gardens. I guess that's why there's pots of plants all over it. And very nice it is too!
In fact whoever designed it did miss something. Presuming that it's going to be the stop for many people coming out of London to see Kew, it's a shame that the platform you arrive at is on the 'wrong' side. After coming out you get directed through...more
This is the attractive main station for visitors to Kew Gardens, as well as serving the well-to-do suburbs of Kew itself, and the Public Records Centre 10 minutes' walk away. It is served by both the Richmond branch of the District Line and the North London Line, both of which are now under the control of London Transport.
The line wasn't originally part of the underground at all, but built...more
I've already noticed changes to this station since it's become part of London Overground. There are a lot more plants. It always troubled me that for years and years the station that one of the closest to the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew never had any decent plants in it. In fact to add insult to injury the hanging baskets used to have plastic flowers in them.
Also since London Overground...more