Improved traffic signals and road widening will be part of major improvement works on Ampthill Road to reduce congestion and enhance road safety. Beginning next week (from Monday 24 May), the road...
Bedford Train at Station
Residents have spoken of their fear of “terrifying” proposals to build a new railway viaduct north of Bedford for the controversial East West Rail project. A public consultation exercise launched...
While some people have had to maintain their commute from Bedford by rail during the pandemic, many more will be returning to the railways in the coming months as Covid-19 (coronavirus) restrictions are eased...
Details of homes under threat in the Poets Area of Bedford
Bedford's Mayor, councillors and campaigners have welcomed a report that has shown that the East West Rail service could run effectively using just the existing four lines, and avoid the need to...
East West Rail virtual consultation room
East West Rail Company (EWR Co) is launching a series of live chat events and webinars as part of the latest phase of its consultation. It concerns the five possible alignments of the Oxford to Cambridge rail link...
Bedford Station Sign
Ahead of today's announcement of the next stage of the East West Rail (EWR) consultation, residents of the Poets Area, near Bedford Station, have been left reeling at the news...
A congestion hotspot in Bedfordshire could undergo a dramatic upgrade as Highway England's proposals to overhaul the dual carriageway linking the A1 to the A428 at Caxton Gibbet have been formally accepted...
Average Speed Camera Sign
Bedford Borough Council’s Environment Committee heard the Government slammed for  ‘hoarding speed camera fines in Whitehall’ rather than returning them to the local area for...
In the fourth of a series of articles on the Oxford-Cambridge Arc (OxCam Arc), the Bedford Independent looks at East-West Rail. It’s the largest transport project in the OxCam Arc...
Wixams residents are one step closer to having their long-promised station after the Wixams Station Board recommended the project can proceed to the next planning stage...
Bedford Station Sign
Over the past few weeks there has been a growing campaign of misinformation surrounding the proposed route of East - West Rail Bedford to Cambridge section and Brickhill Parish Councils support for the route...
In the third of a series of articles on the Oxford-Cambridge Arc (OxCam Arc), the Bedford Independent looks at the impact regional developments could have on Bedford Borough’s transport infrastructure...