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.

Buses replace overnight trains between Luton and Bedford on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 August

Start date
18/08/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Thameslink between Brighton / Three Bridges / Sutton / London St Pancras and Bedford

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Luton and Bedford from 00:05 on Sunday until 08:05, closing all lines overnight.

On Saturday, the 21:49 Sutton to Bedford service will not call at Leagrave, Harlington or Flitwick.

Between 00:05 and 08:05 on Sunday, services will not run between Luton and Bedford. Replacement buses will run between Luton and Bedford.

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.