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Written by Julian Gajewski - 22 Feb 2010
last update by Paul Bowery - 20 Apr 2004
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Location notes
West Brompton station is located in front of the famous Earls Court Exhibition Centres. It is on the West London Line and the Wimbledon branch of the District Line.
Railway type and traffic
Platforms 1/2 are the Underground Platforms so you will find D78 stocks on Upminsters and C69/77/08 stocks on Edgware Road-Wimbledon services.
Platform 3/4 are the Overground Platforms:
Passenger: Southern Class 377/1,377/2,377/4, LOROL Class 313 and 378/0
Freight:
20,37,47,56,59,60,66,67,73,92, Railscout DMU
Link to Real Time Trains
RTT Link West Brompton Station
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Environment
Close to Earls Court exhibition centre, in a fairly safe area.
Chelsea football club is very close so probably best to avoid the area around match times. The station is operated by London Underground so you will need a ticket to get through the barrier.
Road directions
Lillie Road and Old Brompton Road lead you straight you to West Brompton station.

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West Brompton Station map co-ordinates
Parking
Very difficult to park because of the proximity of Earls Court and Chelsea FC. What places there are can be expensive.
Public transport
West Brompton Station is both served by the London Underground,London Overground and Southern services.
London Underground District Line: Wimbledon Branch you can get there direct from Edgware Road and from Upminster.
London Overground: Clapham Junction-Willesden Junction (Stratford Peak Hours)
Southern services: Milton Keynes-East Croydon services stop here.

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Amenities
There are no toilets here, there is a Pizza place opposite the station and a small cafe next to it.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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West Brompton Station

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Streetmap links
West Brompton Station general view map
West Brompton Station close up map

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Photographic notes
The best time of the day is the afternoon for south bound trains. The sun can be a problem around midday for some angles. Not too noisy at the southern ends of the platforms, except for the frequent District Line trains.


General views - All photographs © Julian Gajewski unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking south


Fig 1 - Looking south


Fig 2 - Looking north


Fig 2 -  Looking north


Fig 3 - Looking north


Fig 3 - Looking north

The line passes under Earls Court so it is best to go to the far end of the platform.

Fig 4 - Looking north - Image © Paul Bowery


Fig 4 - Looking north - <i>Image © Paul Bowery</i>

On one side is the London underground platforms.

Fig 5 - Looking north - Image © Paul Bowery



Fig 5 - Looking north - <i>Image © Paul Bowery</i>

and on the other side is the national rail lines.

Fig 6 - Looking north - Image © Paul Bowery



Fig 6 - Looking north - <i>Image © Paul Bowery</i>


Fig 7 - Looking north - Image © Paul Bowery



Fig 7 - Looking north - <i>Image © Paul Bowery</i>


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