South Greenford station
is in the London Borough of Ealing
in west London
, and is in Travelcard Zone 4
. The unmanned station on the Greenford branch
was originally a halt built by the Great Western Railway. It and the trains serving it, are operated by First Great Western
. Note (at July 2007) that TfL Oyster pay as you go is not valid on the Greenford Branch, although Travelcards on Oyster are accepted.
As well as the passenger trains serving South Greenford, the Greenford branch also carries freight traffic, mainly waste and aggregates as well as some empty passenger stock movements.
The normal service from the station runs every day except Sunday until about 2100 with two trains per hour towards Greenford and two trains per hour to London Paddington via Ealing Broadway.