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Class 387s in Bedford station on the 11th of June 2015 

 Thameslink class 387 116 at Bedford station
 
Thameslink class 387 116 at Bedford station on Thursday the 11th of June in 2015.
 
Govia Thameslink Railway replaced in 2014 First Capital Connect as the train operator for both the Thameslink routes from Bedford and the Great Northern routes from Peterborough to Kings Crosss as well as Kings Lynn and Cambridge to Kings Cross.
 
This class 387 is in the new Thameslink Railway colour of white. These EMUs look very smart, while they are still very clean on what was a very sunny day.
 
 
Thameslink  class 387 103 in Bedford station on the 11th of June 2015

 Class 319s in Bedford station 11th of June 2015 

 Thameslink class 319 372 in Bedford station
 
Thameslink class 319 372 in Bedford station on Thursday the 11th of June 2015.
 
Govia Thameslink Railway replaced in 2014 First Capital Connect as the train operator for both the Thameslink routes from Bedford and the Great Northern routes from Peterborough to Kings Crosss as well as Kings Lynn and Cambridge to Kings Cross.
 
This class 319 is in the new Thameslink Railway colour of white. These EMUs look very smart, while they are still very clean on a sunny day. Some of the 319 EMUs have in 2015 gone north to the New Liverpool to Manchester lines run by Northern under the name Northern Electrics . These lines up north, have only just been electrified in 2015.
 
 
 
Thameslink class 319433 to Sevenoaks at Bedford station on the 11th of June 2015 still in First Capital Connect colours, but with a Thameslink logo added.

Class 377s in Bedford station 11th of June 2015

Thameslink class 377 215 in Bedford station

 
Thameslink class 377 215 in Bedford station on Thursday the 11th of June 2015.
 
Govia Thameslink Railway replaced in 2014 First Capital Connect as the train operator for both the Thameslink routes from Bedford and the Great Northern routes from Peterborough to Kings Crosss as well as Kings Lynn and Cambridge to Kings Cross routes.
 
 
Thameslink class 377 211 at Bedford station on the 11th of June 2015 still in First Capital Connect colours, but with a Thameslink logo added.
 
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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