Thameslink reinstates 12 night services

Class 700 EMU approaching station

08th January 2019

As of last night (Monday 7th January) Thameslink have reinstated 12 night services, bringing the total number of reinstated services since July 2018 to more than 200. The six northbound and six southbound services run between Bedford and either Brighton, Three Bridges or Gatwick Airport and are as follows:

  • 21:02 Bedford to Gatwick Airport
  • 22:17 Bedford to Brighton
  • 23:05 Bedford to Three Bridges
  • 02:53 Bedford to Brighton
  • 03:10 Bedford to Brighton
  • 03:45 Bedford to Brighton
  • 21:26 Brighton to Bedford
  • 23:24 Brighton to Bedford
  • 23:42 Brighton to Bedford
  • 01:41 Three Bridges to Bedford
  • 02:15 Three Bridges to Bedford
  • 03:41 Three Bridges to Bedford

Thameslink’s Passenger Services Director Stuart Cheshire said:

“These 12 services will benefit people travelling home late at night towards Bedford or Brighton, and also people arriving or departing on early morning flights at Luton and Gatwick airports.

“Thanks are due to the hard-working teams from Thameslink and Network Rail who made this happen successfully. Subject to industry approval we will be making further improvements in May this year, with a focus on the route between Cambridge and Brighton.”

Author: Darren Porter
Image: Govia Thameslink Railway