Major disruption between London St Pancras International and Bedford expected until the end of the day
Affected train operators:
- East Midlands Railway
Some lines have reopened following damage to the overhead electric wires between London St Pancras International and Bedford. Whilst repairs continue, trains may be cancelled, delayed by up to 60 minutes or revised. Major disruption is expected until the end of the day.
Thameslink Customer Advice
Following damage to the overhead wires at St Albans, some lines have now reopened. Services will shortly be starting to resume, but please continue to check your journey before you travel and allow an extra 60 minutes to complete your journey today.
If your planned service is cancelled then you may need to wait for the next available service for use an alternative route to complete your journey instead.
Please note that Thameslink services between Luton and Herne Hill will be suspended until the end of the day.
London Buses via any reasonable route
London Underground via any reasonable route
Elizabeth line between Farringdon, London Liverpool Street and Abbey Wood
North of London
Thameslink and Great Northern services via any reasonable route. Please be aware that replacement buses are running on most parts of the Great Northern network today, so this would add additional time to your journey
London Northwestern Railway between London Euston, Watford Junction, Hemel Hempstead and Milton Keynes Central, as well as between St Albans Abbey and Watford Junction
Greater Anglia between London Liverpool Street and Cambridge
London Underground – through and around London as well as Northern line to High Barnet and Edgware
London Buses – Between London St Pancras International & Elstree & Borehamwood
Arriva Buses on route 321 between Luton, St Albans and Watford Junction, 100/101 between Stevenage, Luton Airport and Luton, 301 between St Albans and Hatfield
South of London
Any alternative Southern, Thameslink or Gatwick Express service via any reasonable route.
London Buses between London Blackfriars and Sutton via any reasonable route and also between St Albans and London St Pancras International
Southeastern services via any reasonable route
METROBUS services between Redhill, Gatwick Airport, Three Bridges, Crawley and Horsham.
Source: National Rail