Britain >Midlands >Bedford Bedford St Johns Wellingborough


Collected date 24/12/05

Bedford sign

Visiting stations on Christmas Eve is becoming a tradition. Last year it was to collect Wellingborough and Kettering; this year I visited both Bedford and Bedford St Johns.

The front of the station building:

Bedford front

Looking at the station from the south end of platform 1:

Bedford, looking north

Platform 1, with the bay platform 1a to the right for services to Bletchley:

Bedford, platform 1/1a

Underneath the canopy of the station building on platform 1, with the entrance to the concourse to the right:

Bedford, platform 1 canopy

The building on platform 2, seen from platform 1:

Bedford platform 2

The outer platforms are linked to the island platform by a covered footbridge. The view north from the bridge:

Bedford bridge, looking north

Looking south from the bridge at platforms 3 and 4:

Bedford bridge, looking south

Island platforms 2 and 3, seen from platform 4:

Bedford platforms 2 and 3