- Woburn Sands railway station
Infobox UK station
name = Woburn Sands
caption = Woburn's cottage-type station building, in an 1852 illustration
code = WOB
borough = Milton Keynes
platforms = 2
lowusage0203 = 45,743
lowusage0405 = 42,382
lowusage0506 = 40,544
lowusage0607 = 39,119
railway stationserves the villages of Woburn Sandsand Wavendonin the borough of Milton Keynes in Buckinghamshire, England. It is located on the Marston Vale line between Bedford and Bletchley (Milton Keynes). The station is served by local trains to Bletchley and Bedford using Class 150/1 diesel multiple units operated by London Midland .
Station building and signal box
Woburn recently lost its Victorian
signal boxto the development and modernisation of the route. Until 2004 the line was controlled by manned signal boxes located at various stations; however the entire route is now controlled from one signalling centre at Ridgmont.
Community Rail Partnership
Woburn Sands, in common with other stations on the Marston Vale line, is covered by the [http://www.marstonvalecommuityrail.org.uk Marston Vale Community Rail Partnership] . The Partnership aims to increase use of the line by getting local people involved with their local line.
* [http://www.mkheritage.co.uk/wsc/docs/frame-trails.html Postcard pictures of the station and level crossing in 1920 (at end of page)]
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