Sunday, January 19, 2020
A6 closure July 22
Bedford Borough Council has announced that they're about to carry out essential work on a one mile stretch of the A6 from late July until December. In a statement yesterday...
Bike racks at Bedford Train Station
Bedford's train station has been found to have the second highest number of bike thefts in the country. Data collected found that in the past three years, out of 1,245 stations, Bedford had the second...
Midland Road Bedford
In an effort to reduce congestion at the Prebend Street/Midland Road roundabout, Bedford Borough Council has submitted a bid for £15m of government funding to create a new relief road.
Drivers are reminded that Network Rail’s major works on Bromham Road Bridge will commence on Monday 4 March 2019, with a vehicle diversion via Clapham Road. Network Rail is closing the bridge to traffic leaving the...
Dave Hodgsonvideo
Mayor Dave Hodgson has told Bedford Independent that the build for the proposed railway station at Wixams could start as early as 2019, if proposals to bridge the funding gap...
Bromham Road bridge
Network Rail have just announced that Bromham Road bridge will close to all traffic on 24 June, so they can prepare for its demolition and reconstruction. For this work to take place safely...
A6 closure July 22
Bedford Borough Council has published an update and apology to Wilstead residents, after the completion of the A6 bypass has been delayed by three months.
East Midlands Trains train at St. Pancras
The Department for Transport (DfT) has named Dutch-owned Abellio as the new operator for the East Midlands train line. The contract is due to begin on 18 August 2019...
Transporting Bedford 2020video
Bedford's Mayor, Dave Hodgson, and Network Rail have spoken to the Bedford Independent about the demolition of Bromham Road Bridge and the number of large scale roadworks...
Police Line
We're getting reports that St. Peter's Street, Bedford is closed from the John Bunyan statue to St Cuthberts junction after a person was run over...
The air ambulance has attended an incident on Norse Road, following a collision between a car and a pedestrian. Norse Road is currently closed.
Bromham Bridge replacementvideo
Work is continuing apace on Bromham Road bridge, and new footage released by Network Rail shows the overnight installation of the replacement structure...