Disruption Information

10.05.2018

Essential route improvement work will be taking place between Bedford and Leicester on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd June 2018.


On Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd June there are no direct trains to and from London St Pancras International and the north. This is so essential work to upgrade the track and signalling equipment can be made to offer a

faster and more reliable. 

Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd June


If you are travelling Southbound

Our trains from Sheffield / Derby and Nottingham will terminate at Leicester; there will be then be an express rail replacement bus between Leicester and Bedford where you can then connect with a train from Bedford to Luton / Luton Airport Parkway and London St Pancras International. There will also be rail replacement buses if you are travelling to Market Harborough, Kettering and Wellingborough.

If you are travelling from Corby there will be a rail replacement bus between Corby and Kettering where you can connect with a bus to Bedford.

If you are travelling Northbound

Our trains from London St Pancras International will terminate at Bedford, an express rail replacement bus will run between Bedford and Leicester where you can then connect with trains to Nottingham / Derby / Sheffield. There will also be rail replacement buses at Bedford if you are travelling to Wellingborough, Kettering and Market Harborough.

If you are travelling to Corby, there will be a rail replacement bus between Bedford and Kettering where you can change for a bus to Corby.

Rail Replacement pick up points


Leicester –
Rail Replacement buses will depart from the Station car park, see here:

 

Bedford – Rail Replacement buses will depart from the front of the station.

You are also able to use your East Midlands Trains ticket between London St Pancras and Bedford on Thameslink services.

For a full timetable will be available soon.

For more information on replacement buses click here

If you require assisted travel for your journey please visit our website by clicking here and booking in advance. 

We'll keep you updated on how our improvement work is going on our website and on Twitter @EMTrains #EMTUpdate

You can plan your journey by using our online journey planner here.

If you decide not to travel you can apply for a refund. Tickets are refunded at the place where the ticket was bought. If your tickets were bought via East Midlands Trains by phone, they need to be sent back to:

If your tickets were purchased over the phone or via our website please return them to-

East Midlands Trains
Refunds Department
PO Box 23972
Edinburgh
EH3 5DA

We advise that tickets are posted via Recorded Delivery to ensure your tickets arrive safely. If they have not yet been collected and were bought online, you can request a refund by logging into My Account and going to the Order Status and Refund applications section. Please note the conditions of some tickets may mean that they cannot be refunded.

If bought at a station, they need to be returned to the relevant station ticket office, which will process the refund.