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New rail timetables from Monday

May 17, 2020 10:28 AM
Originally published by Dave Hodgson - Mayor of Bedford Borough

Bedford Railway Station SignFrom Monday 18th May there will be a new timetables for East Midlands Railway, with around 80% of trains running. Meanwhile new Thameslink timetables commence from today, Sunday 17th May, while a full replacement bus service will re-start on London Northwestern's Marston Vale line on Monday 18th May.

From this weekend there is new information about social distancing posted at Bedford Station as well as on trains.

Passengers are being asked to maintain a safe and sensible distance from other passengers and staff and follow the guidance provided at all times. Passengers may also wish to wear face coverings while travelling.

To help support social distancing, a new timetable is being introduced on Monday 18 May, providing an increase in service level of approximately 20 % - meaning EMR will be operating approximately 80% of its 'normal' or 'full' timetable.

Details of the new East Midlands Railway timetable can be found at https://www.eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk/covid-19.

Details of the new Thameslink timetable can be found at https://www.thameslinkrailway.com/.

Details of the new London Northwestern Railway timetable can be found at https://www.londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk/travel-information/timetables.

Please do only travel if you have to, our advice remains that people stay home and stay safe!