Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Amended late night / early morning services between London Blackfriars and Bedford from Saturday 16 to Sunday 17 December

Start date
16/12/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Brighton / Sutton / London Blackfriars and Luton / Bedford

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Luton and Bedford, closing some lines.

From 02:00 on Sunday until approximately 09:00 buses will replace trains between Luton and Bedford.


On Saturday the following trains are amended:

  • 21:33, 22:05 and 22:33 Brighton to Luton services will call additionally at Kentish Town, Cricklewood, Hendon, Mill Hill Broadway, Elstree & Borehamwood and Radlett.
  • 21:45 Sutton to Bedford service will not call at Leagrave, Harlington and Flitwick
  • 22:15 and 22:45 Sutton to Bedford service will terminate at London Blackfriars


On Sunday the 00:08 London Blackfriars to Bedford service will not run. Customers should use alternative Thameslink services.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner


Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.