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.

Revised service at Bedford on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June

Start date
22/06/2019  00:00
End date
23/06/2019 
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 RailwayLondon Northwestern RailwayThameslink
Description

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

East Midlands Trains

 

Saturday:

Trains towards London will not call at Bedford. Replacement buses will run from Wellingborough to Bedford.

Northbound trains will continue to call at Bedford. Although, after 19:30, trains will operate later than scheduled.

 

Sunday:

Trains towards London will not call at Bedford. Replacement buses will run from Wellingborough to Bedford. Some trains will depart stations earlier than normal and will run with extended journey times.

Northbound trains will continue to call at Bedford but trains may operate later than scheduled.

Buses will also replace trains between Corby and Kettering. Customers travelling to / from London St Pancras International should change at Kettering.

 

London Northwestern Railway

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

Thameslink

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.