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Buses replace trains between Luton and Bedford on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 September 

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Engineering work details

Starts 21 Sep 2024 to 22 Sep 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

East Midlands Railway between London St Pancras International and Corby / Nottingham / Sheffield

Thameslink between Brighton and Bedford


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

East Midlands Railway:

A reduced timetable will operate and trains will run between London St Pancras International and Luton with a connecting bus service between Luton and Bedford, for continued train service at Bedford.

Thameslink have yet to confirm how they are affected by these works.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with East Midlands Railway, you can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

If you are travelling with Thameslink, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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

Please be advised that replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.