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 service between Harpenden and Bedford from 23:15 on Saturday 3 until 09:00 on Sunday 4 February

Start date
03/02/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Trains between Brighton and Bedford; Sutton and Luton; London Blackfriars and Bedford

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Harpenden and Bedford, closing the line.

From approximately 23:15 on Saturday night, trains from Brighton to Bedford will terminate at Harpenden. Buses will run from Harpenden to Bedford.

Late night Saturday trains between Sutton and Luton will terminate at London Blackfriars, customers should use alternative trains towards Luton.

On Sunday until 09:00, buses will replace trains between Bedford and Harpenden. The first service to run will be the 09:06 Bedford to Brighton.

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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.