Bedford Railway






Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

66.198 hauls an empty car train North at Bletchley on 20th February 2015. Notice the mothballed flyover in the background, and the platform extension ...
Ken Strachan 20/02/2015
66198 heads North through Bletchley on 20 February with a train of enclosed car carrying wagons. ...
Ken Strachan 20/02/2015
A down Pendolino rushes through Bletchley on a hot Monday evening in July 2013. ...
Ken Strachan 15/07/2013
A perfectly functional station on a distinctly more human scale than its near neighbour at Milton Keynes [see image 27917]. Bletchley, seen here in ...
Ken Strachan 10/06/2011

A Silverlink service from Bedford to Bletchley with 150129, crosses the level crossing on the approach to Fenny Stratford on 24 February 2007. ...
John McIntyre 24/02/2007
24th May 2019 brought an opportunity to try out the Class 230 DMUs on the Bletchley to Bedford line. I found these converted Underground trains very ...
John Yellowlees 24/05/2019
Platform view at Fenny Stratford station on the Bedford to Bletchley line, looking west towards Bletchley on 24 February 2007. ...
John McIntyre 24/02/2007


The Station Hotel, unlike the station, is still engaged in its original business; and is still named after the station. The pub sign is nice - an ...
Ken Strachan 27/08/2010
If you like your stations to be pink, try Woburn Sands, between Bedford and Bletchley, seen here in August 2010. But don't come by car - the station ...
Ken Strachan 27/08/2010


The old station at Ridgmont, just a stone's throw from the M1, seen here in October 2011 being restored and upgraded. The sign beyond the skip says ...
Ken Strachan 21/10/2011
Acting on information received, m'lud, I detected 230004 on the 16.09 to Bedford at the aforementioned station. Further detective work yielded the ...
Ken Strachan 10/05/2019
The station building at Ridgmont on the old Oxford - Cambridge route, seen from the level crossing in 1977. ...
Ian Dinmore //1977
A Bletchley - Bedford train with class 31 locomotives front and rear, photographed near Ridgmont, Bedfordshire, on the Marston Vale line in September ...
Ian Dinmore /09/1998

The density of housing in this village [see image 42780] makes it a favourite as a stopping point for East-West services, when this line re-opens to ...
Ken Strachan 14/09/2016
The 18.41 to Bletchley arriving at Lidlington, Bedfordshire, on 18 April 2013. The platform on the right has been rebuilt on the far side of the ...
Ken Strachan 18/04/2013
The former station building at Lidlington has been extended substantially in the Bedford direction (left). Notice the two heights of platform - both ...
Ken Strachan 18/04/2013

Things to do at Millbrook: (1) Assure a concerned passenger that she hasn't missed her train for Bedford - it will depart from the other platform; (2) ...
Ken Strachan 10/09/2015

Brick City. Stewartby (originally Wootton Pillinge), Bedfordshire, on the Oxford - Bedford line in 1974. Built to house workers of the London ...
Ian Dinmore 16/02/1974


The 2.35 to Bedford had little custom. This station is on a 3.5 mile straight, but speeds are still slow, due to frequent level crossings and halts. ...
Ken Strachan 22/01/2010
Sleeper spotting for dummies. As a matter of record, the wooden sleepers heading East are interrupted by concrete sleepers across the level crossing. ...
Ken Strachan 22/01/2010
These sadly decayed gates on the South side of the level crossing once controlled access to the private sidings at Eastwood's Brickworks, which are ...
Ken Strachan 22/01/2010




Remains of the old station at Bedford St Johns on the Oxford - Cambridge line, seen around 1976 looking east towards Sandy. The station was closed in ...
Ian Dinmore //1976
A DMU stands under the remains of the overall roof at the old Bedford St Johns station on the former Oxford - Cambridge line in 1976. View is west ...
Ian Dinmore //1976