Railways around Peterborough & The National Rail Network & Heritage railways in the UK
Midland Main line
Bedford station 2015 (2)
Bedford station on the 11th of June 2015
Bedford station on the 11th ofJune 2015 with a convoy of four GBRfs class 73s.
GBRf Class 73961 is leading with class 73 Alison next
The four GBRf class 73s head for Wellingborough at Bedford station on the 11th of June 2015 .
EMT 222's Bedford station on the 11th of June 2015
East Midland Trains class 222 011 HONOURING OUR VETERANS WW1 CENTENARY in Bedford station on the 11th of June 2015 with a train to London.
East Midland Trains class 222 021 coming into Bedford station on the 11th of June 2015 with a train from London to Nottingham.
Thamslink London Midland class 153375 in the bay at Bedford station in June 2015.
The train service from Bedford to Bletchley is in 2015 run by London Midland who have replaced Silverlink.
Bedford Railways in 2015
Bedford in 2015 is a busy station with commuter trains to London. HSTs and class 222's run by East Midland trains use Bedford station.
There also diesel units to Bletchley on the Bedford to Bletchley line run by London Midland.
Bedford Midland station opened in 1859. In 1894 fast lines that bypassed the station were opened. The Midland railway ran the trains till the grouping when the LMS took control.
From 1948 British Railways ran the trains around Bedford till Privatisation of the railways when Midland Main line and and Thamslink and Siverlink took over the running of the trains. From the 1st April 2006, First Capital Connect operated the the Thamslink trains between London, Brighton and Bedford till late 2014 when Govia Thameslink Railway took over.
There was a second Bedford station which was called Bedford St Johns
this was on the line from Oxford to Cambridge. Trains from Bedford to Bretchley used this station even after the Bedford to Cambridge part of the line closed.
When Bedford St Johns station closed these trains were moved to the main Bedford station.
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