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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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Haywards Heath Town Council has announced its budget

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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Bedford loses intercity train services: Mayor blasts ‘Betrayal’ while MP demands urgent answers

The decision to scrap intercity rail services between Bedford and St Pancras during the rush hour has been blasted by the town’s bosses.

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No more fast trains to London from Bedford or Luton

There will be no peak time intercity trains from Bedford to London for at least two years after May.

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Heavy traffic has been reported

£18m grant to help cut traffic congestion across Bedford

Gridlocked Bedford town centre has received a bumper Christmas present – an £18m grant to tackle traffic congestion.

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Police have confirmed the man's next of kin have been informed

Man dies following A421 collision in Bedford

Bedfordshire Police has confirmed that a man has died following a collision on the A421 yesterday.

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RAIL UPDATE: Horse was struck by train on Bedford-Bletchley line

A horse was struck by a train in an incident in Aspley Guise this morning.

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Rail services cancelled on Marston Vale Line

Trains have been cancelled today on the rural rail route between Bedford and Bletchley.

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Watford Tunnel approach completed work

£4m rail upgrade after landslide on West Coast main line

Rail bosses have completed a £4million upgrade which was made following last year’s landslide at Kings Langley.

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The bridge will close overnight as part of a scheme to improve the line from Bedford up to Kettering and Corby

Road to close overnight as Network Rail continues railway upgrade in Bedford

Ford End Road bridge in Bedford will be closed for one evening next week to allow Network Rail to resurface a section of road.
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Traffic to be diverted via LINCOLN to avoid roadworks on the A17

Road resurfacing works on a stretch of the A17 between Sleaford and the A1 at Newark will see three weeks of overnight closures and drivers ordered to re-route via Lincoln.

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The M1 between Northampton and MK was closed this morning

Delays after M1 closed between after Milton Keynes following accident involving three lorries

There were major delays on the M1 this morning after a section of the motorway was closed following an accident involving three lorries.

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