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 Thameslink service between London Blackfriars and Bedford on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 January

Start date
13/01/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Bedford and Brighton and also between St Albans and Sutton

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place all weekend between Cricklewood and Radlett and on Sunday morning between West Hampstead and Bedford, closing some lines.


Between 09:00 and 20:00 a reduced service will operate between City Thameslink and Bedford.

Trains between St Albans and Sutton via Wimbledon will run between London Blackfriars and Sutton via Wimbledon only. Customers should use alternative Thameslink services between St Albans and London Blackfriars.

Sunday until 08:50

Northbound services will be subject to retimings of up to 15 minutes between West Hampstead and Bedford.

Southbound services will be subject to retimings of up to 10 minutes between Bedford and West Hampstead Thameslink.

The 06:32 and 07:02 Three Bridges to Bedford services will terminate at West Hampstead. Passengers should use alternative Thameslink services.

The 06:58 Bedford to Three Bridges service will start from West Hampstead. Passengers should use alternative Thameslink services.

Saturday & Sunday

Northbound trains will be retimed by up to 5 minutes after Hendon, with some services to Bedford arriving up to 20 minutes later than normal.

There will also be a reduced service between Bedford and Three Bridges. With buses replacing trains between Three Bridges and Brighton.

Check before you travel:

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

Project Information:

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