Woodstock station (Illinois)

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Location 90 Church Street
Woodstock, Illinois
Coordinates 42°19′01″N 88°26′51″W / 42.3170°N 88.4476°W / 42.3170; -88.4476Coordinates: 42°19′01″N 88°26′51″W / 42.3170°N 88.4476°W / 42.3170; -88.4476
Owned by City of Woodstock
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections Local Transit Pace Buses
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone K
Opened 1915
Rebuilt 1993
Passengers (2014) 437 (avg. weekday) [1]
Rank 113 out of 236[2]
Preceding station   Metra   Following station
Union Pacific Northwest
Harvard Branch
toward Ogilvie

Woodstock is a commuter railroad station on Metra's Union Pacific/Northwest Line located in Woodstock, Illinois. The station is located on the Harvard branch of the Northwest Line and is the last stop before Harvard; inbound trains run as far as Ogilvie Transportation Center in Chicago. The station is located in the 'K' fare zone. Woodstock is 51.7 miles (83.2 km) from Chicago via Metra.[3] The station consists of two grade-level side platforms which serve two tracks; there is a crossover located just north of the station.

At the present time, there is no ticket agent at the Woodstock station. Passengers boarding at Woodstock may buy one-way or weekend pass tickets from the Conductor for cash. Purchases of other types of tickets or purchases using other payment methods must be done at a station with a ticket agent. The closest station with a ticket agent is Crystal Lake.

The gap between Woodstock and Harvard is the longest on the Metra system, with trains traveling through an entire fare zone to reach the other station. It takes 19 minutes to reach Harvard from Woodstock.

Pace connections[edit]

  • 807 Woodstock/McHenry
  • 808 Crystal Lake/Harvard


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