Friday, October 30, 2020
Govia Thameslink Train
Eight weeks of travel chaos for Bedford commuters in May last year has landed Govia Thameslink a record £5m fine from the regulator, The Office of Rail and Road (ORR)...
The government have announced today that the new East West Rail line will be stopping at Bedford Midland station, connecting the town directly to Cambridge...
As schools close across Britain, Network Rail is urging parents and carers in Bedford to hammer home railway safety messages. Incidents of trespass on...
Ben Foleyvideo
https://youtu.be/KYLGyXQ0LLY The lifts at Bedford Train Station are now out of action for two months, and the message from Network Rail for commuters unable to use the walkway to platforms 2 to 4, get a taxi. Ben...
Goldington Road Accident 19 July
An accident near to the Bedford Blues ground has closed Goldington Road. This is an emerging story, more details will be added as they come in...
East West Rail Route maps
Five possible routes for the new direct rail line between Bedford and Cambridge have been published and and now local people are being asked to give their views on the options. While the...
High Street improvements
Bedford Borough Council have today unveiled their plans for the transformation of the High Street as part of Transporting Bedford 2020...
pothole squad
Bedford Borough Council is drafting in additional pothole crews to help keep on top of pothole repairs this winter. Gritting salt, fluctuating...
Bedford Station Sign
On the eve of a 3% rail fare increase, Bedfordshire's Labour MEP Alex Mayer has slammed the increase and said Britain needs to learn from other European railways and reduce fares...
Lannutti Clearglaze sat-nav error
A glass delivery got stuck-in-the-mud earlier today thanks to a sat-nav error directing them to the middle of a field. The Lannutti truck had come all the way from France and...
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
Bromham Road bridge, which is currently undergoing major works to support the Midland main line upgrade will reopen to two-way traffic next Friday (19 April)...