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Amended trains between Luton and Bedford on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 April 

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Engineering work details

Starts 20 Apr 2024 to 21 Apr 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

East Midlands Railway services to / from London St Pancras International

Thameslink between Bedford / Sutton / London St Pancras International and Bedford


Engineering work is taking place between Luton and Bedford, closing all lines from late on Saturday until early on Sunday morning.

East Midlands Railway:

From 23:40 on Saturday and all day on Sunday, trains to / from London St Pancras International will run to an amended and reduced timetable. Some trains will make additional station calls at Loughborough, Long Eaton and Beeston.


Between 23:59 on Saturday and 08:05 on Sunday, buses will replace trains between Luton and Bedford.

Check before you travel:

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

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, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.