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...
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...
Average Speed Camera Sign
Woburn Road in Kempston was the Borough's speeding ticket hot-spot in December, with 85 motorists caught exceeding 40mph. They were among 1,193 tickets issued by the Police to people caught speeding by Bedford Borough Council’s...
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...
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...
Bedford Train at Station
The Minister of State for Transport, Chris Heaton-Harris has written to the Bedford & Kempston MP, Mohammad Yasin, to confirm that peak-time services will...
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...
Road closed diversion
Repairs to a water main on the A428 between Bromham and Turvey will mean the road will be closed for four weeks from Monday (5 October). A full diversion...
Following heavy snow and sub-zero overnight temperatures, Bedford Borough Council have suspended today's (Monday) bin collections due to potentially treacherous driving conditions. For the safety of Council staff and other road users, bin collections have been suspended on...
Bedford station
New and better connectivity and new and better stations are the priorities of Bedford Borough Council's newly launched Rail Investment Strategy, which...
Bromham Road bridge
It's the news Bedford has been waiting for: Bromham Road bridge will reopen to motorists on Tuesday 9 June. Network Rail made the announcement this...
Average Speed Camera Sign
Bromham, Clapham, Colmworth, Elstow and Willington will soon have average speed cameras installed in an effort to increase road safety. Hillgrounds Road in Kempston and Mile Road in Bedford...