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.

No trains at Bedford on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June

Start date
22/06/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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East Midlands Trains between London St Pancras International and Corby / Leicester / Nottingham / Derby / Sheffield / Leeds, and also between Kettering and Corby

London Northwestern Railway between Bletchley and Bedford

Thameslink between Brighton / Three Bridges / Gatwick Airport / Sutton / London St Pancras International and Bedford

TOC(s) affected
East Midlands TrainsLondon Northwestern RailwayThameslink

Engineering work is taking place between London St Pancras International, Bedford and Market Harborough, closing various lines.

East Midlands Trains

An amended timetable will be in operation with a reduced service frequency and extended journey times.

All weekend, trains will be unable to call at Bedford. Replacement buses will run between Bedford and Wellingborough.

On Sunday, a reduced train service will run between Kettering and Corby, with replacement buses running instead of cancelled trains. Additionally, some early morning trains between Derby and Sheffield will be cancelled.

London Northwestern Railway

On Saturday, buses will replace trains between Bedford St Johns and Bedford. Please note, there is no timetabled service on Sunday.


Buses will replace trains between Bedford and Luton.

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.