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Ridgmont Railway Station - Bed's
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
N 52° 01.599 W 000° 35.654
30U E 665047 N 5766734
Quick Description: The Marston Vale railway is a small rural railway running through the heart of the beautiful Marston Vale countryside between Bedford in Bedfordshire, and Bletchley in Buckinghamshire.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/3/2011 1:18:37 AM
Waymark Code: WMBC1R
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 2

Long Description:
As well as being the main public transport link in the area, the hourly train service provides access to jobs, schools, and leisure facilities in the Marston Vale.

Ridgmont station is to the north of the village of the same name. It is situated on the Marston Vale Line. The station is managed by London Midland. The station is between Lidlington to the east and Aspley Guise to the west.
There is an hourly service in each direction, except on Sundays when the line is closed.

Ridgmont is also home to the signalling centre for the line.

The station is used by about 29,000 commuters per year.
Is the station/depot currently used for railroad purposes?: Yes

Is the station/depot open to the public?: Yes

If the station/depot is not being used for railroad purposes, what is it currently used for?:
The station is still used for public transport. The station house is currently under restoration.

Station/Depot Web Site: [Web Link]

What rail lines does/did the station/depot serve?: Not listed

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