West Ruislip is a station on Ickenham Road between Ickenham and Ruislip in the London Borough of Hillingdon in Greater London, formerly in Middlesex. It is served by London Underground and National Rail trains on independent platforms. It is the western terminus of the Central line's West Ruislip branch; Ruislip Gardens is the next Underground station towards central London. The Central line and Chiltern Railways platforms and ticket office hall are managed by LU. The closest station on the Metropolitan and Piccadilly lines is Ickenham, 1.1 miles from West Ruislip Station.
The station was opened on 2 April 1906 as Ruislip & Ickenham by the Great Western and Great Central Joint Railway . The GW&GCJR connected London and the Midlands via High Wycombe and provided an alternative route to the Great Central Railway's main line through Aylesbury, Harrow and Wembley which shared its route with the Metropolitan Railway.
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