Press Releases

WORST AFFECTED STATIONS TO BE COMPENSATED BY GOVIA

Govia Thameslink have announced that Arlesey, Sandy, Biggleswade and Bedford Station were among the worst affected by the May 2018 timetable change and will be allocated £80,000 each to provide tangible benefits for passengers.

General Licences for Bird Control

North East Bedfordshire MP Alistair Burt has offered his support to farmers who are calling on Natural England to overturn their decision to revoke general licence. These licences allow farmers and growers to control certain wild birds to protect livestock and crops.

Govia Thameslink Railway's Passenger Benefit Fund

Govia Thameslink Rail (GTR) have today launched a £15m benefit fund with the aim of providing tangible improvements for passengers on the GTR network; following the disruption caused by the May 2018 timetable disruptions.  

More Seats and State of the Art Trains for Bedford Passengers

The Government announced this week that they have awarded the East Midlands Railway franchise to Abellio from August 2019. The company will be responsible for delivering new trains, smart ticketing and more frequent services for passengers.