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 services to / from London St Pancras from 21:00 on Saturday 14 and all day on Sunday 15 April

Start date
14/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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East Midlands Trains between London St Pancras and Corby / Nottingham / Derby / Sheffield / Leeds

Thameslink between Bedford and Brighton

TOC(s) affected
East Midlands TrainsThameslink

Engineering work is taking place between London St Pancras and Luton Airport Parkway, closing some lines.

East Midlands Trains:

Some services between London St Pancras and Nottingham, Derby and Sheffield are cancelled.

Most services will run to an amended timetable, and will depart up to 15 minutes earlier than usual. Some services will be extended to run to / from Sheffield / Leeds. Services that run between Corby and London St Pancras will run between Corby and Kettering only.


On Saturday evening an amended service will run, with some trains being replaced by buses between Bedford and Luton.

On Sunday morning until 08:50, no trains will run between Bedford and Luton. Replacement buses will run between these stations. Some early services from London St Pancras to Bedford will start from alternative platforms.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


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.