Storm Eunice: Leighton Buzzard rail passengers advised to re-think travel plans

A significantly reduced timetable will be in place throughout Friday
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London Northwestern Railway (LNR) is warning passengers not to travel tomorrow (Friday) as Storm Eunice is expected to cause widespread disruption.

The company says it will operate a significantly reduced timetable all day due to blanket speed restrictions that will be in place across the network.

To help customers make alternative plans, tickets pre-booked for travel tomorrow will be accepted today (Thursday) and on Saturday instead.

People are advised to re-think all travel plansPeople are advised to re-think all travel plans
People are advised to re-think all travel plans

Lawrence Bowman, LNR customer experience director, said: “Storm Eunice is expected to be one of the biggest storms in recent years and we expect significant disruption to train services.

“The message to our customers is clear – do not use the train on Friday. Customers with tickets for travel on Friday will be able to travel today and Saturday instead.”

East Midlands Railway has also asked people not to travel.

The following LNR timetable changes will apply on Friday:

A significantly reduced service between Birmingham, Northampton and London Euston

No service between Crewe and London Euston

No service on the Marston Vale Line between Bedford and Bletchley

With high winds predicted to continue for several days, passengers planning to travel over the weekend are being reminded to check their journeys before setting out.