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.

Buses replace trains between Luton and Bedford / Corby / Market Harborough on Sunday 19 April

Start date
19/04/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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East Midlands Railway between London St Pancras International and Corby / Leicester / Nottingham / Derby / Sheffield / Leeds / York

Thameslink between Brighton / London St Pancras International and Bedford

TOC(s) affected
East Midlands RailwayThameslink

Engineering work is taking place between Luton and Bedford, and also between Luton and Market Harborough, closing all lines.

East Midlands Railway:

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Luton and Market Harborough.
  • Kettering and Corby.

During Sunday morning, engineering work is also taking place between Nottingham and East Midlands Parkway. As a result, the 07:29 and 08:22 Nottingham to London St Pancras International services will run between East Midlands Parkway and Market Harborough only. Replacement buses will run between Nottingham and Luton.

A shuttle train service will run between Luton and London St Pancras International.


From 00:50 until 09:00, trains will run to an amended and reduced timetable between London St Pancras International and Luton.

Buses will replace trains all day between Luton and Bedford.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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.