Future engineering work

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Amended trains between Bedford and Luton on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 July

Start date
18/07/2020  00:00
End date
19/07/2020 
Route affected

East Midlands Railway between Sheffield / Nottingham and London St Pancreas International

Thameslink between Bedford and Brighton / Sutton

 
TOC(s) affected
East Midlands RailwayThameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bedford and Luton closing all lines.

East Midlands Railway

On Saturday, buses will replace trains between Market Harborough and Bedford, and also between Corby and Kettering. No East Midlands Railway services will run between Bedford and London St Pancras International.

On Sunday, buses will replace trains between Market Harborough and Luton, and also between Corby and Kettering. No East Midlands Railway services will run between Luton and London St Pancras International.

Customers between Bedford and London on Saturday and between Luton and London on Sunday should use Thameslink services to complete their journey.

Thameslink

On Sunday only, buses will replace trains between Bedford and Luton.

Trains between Luton and Sutton will run between St Albans and Sutton.

Trains which usually run between Bedford and Gatwick Airport via Redhill will not run.

Trains between London Bridge and Horsham will call additionally at stations via Redhill.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with East Midlands Railway, you can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

If you are travelling with Thameslink, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.