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Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Luton and Bedford on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 May 

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Engineering work details

Starts 04 May 2024 to 05 May 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Thameslink between London St Pancras International / West Hampstead Thameslink and Bedford.


Engineering work is taking place between Luton and Bedford, closing all lines overnight from Saturday evening into Sunday morning.

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

On Saturday evening, a reduced service will be in operation between London St Pancras International / West Hampstead Thameslink and Luton. Please use alternative trains from London St Pancras International or West Hampstead Thameslink to travel to Bedford and Luton.

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.