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Rail boss quits while rail chaos continues

The chief executive of Govia Thameslink Railway has resigned.

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Air ambulance called to road crash west of Bedford

A man aged in his 70s suffered a serious leg injury in a road traffic collision to the west of Bedford on Thursday morning.

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Ryanair has just made it harder for passengers to check in - unless you pay for your seat

Customers flying with Ryanair will find it harder to check-in for their flights this summer - unless they pay for their seat.

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Police are asking witnesses to call them on 101

Man killed in fatal collision in Bedfordshire

Police are appealing for information after a man died following a collision on the A507 at Millbrook, on Thursday (May 10).
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Disruption to trains this afternoon in and out of Euston

TRAVEL UPDATE: Trains running in and out of London on the move again following police incident

A police incident at London Euston has now ended, according to Virgin Trains.
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Mohammad Yasin, the MP for Bedford and Kempston, visits the Road Victims Trust (RVT)

MP backs road deaths charity

A charity that provides support to people affected by road death welcomed a visit from Bedford and Kempston MP, Mohammad Yasin.

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Bedfordshire lands £22.5million funding for vital road upgrade to ease congestion bringing new homes and jobs

A vital road upgrade - which will ‘start within weeks’ - will ease traffic in and around Milton Keynes and Bedfordshire as well as unlocking thousands of jobs and new homes thanks to £22.5 million in Government funding.

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A tree has fallen onto the A6 in Clophill

Fallen tree blocks A6 in Clophill

Commuters are being urged to stay away from the A6 in Clophill - as their route will be blocked by a fallen tree.

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East Midlands services are affected from Bedford today

East Midlands confirms reduced train services from Bedford due to snow

East Midlands Trains has confirmed that it will have to run a reduced service across some of its routes today - including at Bedford.

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What’s the weather like in Bedford? Find out with these live traffic webcams

If the nationwide TV weather forecast doesn’t give you enough detail, a fast and reliable way to check the local conditions is to view live traffic webcams.

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Bridge repairs could CLOSE Bedford borough road for three weeks

A car crashed so hard into a listed bridge’s parapet that a road could be closed for three weeks so it can be repaired.

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Peak time services are set to be reduced from Bedford station

Bedford's rail users 'betrayed' by loss of peak services MP rages

Bedford’s rail users have been ‘betrayed’ by the upcoming loss of peak time services to and from St Pancras – said Bedford’s MP.

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Police hunt man who racially abused woman driver in road rage incident on busy A5 between Milton Keynes and Bedford

Police hunt man who racially abused woman driver in road rage incident on busy A5 between Milton Keynes and Bedford

Bedfordshire Police is appealing for information after a woman was the subject of a road rage incident on the A5 near Woburn.

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Smart motorways are catching more motorists

Motorists using M1 junctions for Milton Keynes, Bedford and Luton are HARDEST HIT IN UK by smart motorway fines

New figures show that more than £21 million worth of fines have been issued to drivers on smart motorways with those using the M1 junctions for Milton Keynes, Bedford and Luton Airport hit hardest in all of the UK.

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Comment: Nationalising our railways is the only way to fix chronic problems

Just who exactly supports the UK’s privatised railway industry?

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RAIL FIRE: Services to Bedford and Luton stations affected

RAIL FIRE: Services to Bedford and Luton stations affected

Intercity rail services through Bedfordshire have been affected by the fire at Nottingham Station this morning.

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Emergency services were called to Bedford station this afternoon

Person dies after being struck by train at Bedford

A person has died after being struck by a train at Bedford rail station

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Police are hoping witnesses come forward after the collision

Police appeal after Christmas Day fatal collision on A421

Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal road traffic collision on the A421 on Christmas Day.

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Armed police set to patrol railways across the country

Armed police set to patrol railways across the country

Armed officers on trains across the UK may become a more common sight, following an announcement by British Transport Police.

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VIDEO: Shooting stars due to provide one of most dazzling displays ever this week

Night-time sky-watchers willing to brave the cold can look forward to a spectacular display of shooting stars later this week.

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