Category Archives: Transport Alternatives

Working on the Caton Road alternative cycle route

Work has begun on Caton Road to provide an alternative cycle route for the year and a half during which the Millennium Path between Lancaster and the Holiday Inn will be closed for flood defence works. This photo shows the … Continue reading

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Timetable for Caton Road alternative cycle route

Lancaster City Council has published a timetable for the alternative cycle route on Caton Road while the flood defence works are built beside the River Lune. At present work on the cycleway diversion is due to start on 11 November, with … Continue reading

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Update on Caton Road diversion

Lancaster City Council has published its latest plans for the alternative cycle route on Caton Road while the Millennium Path is closed for flood defence works (reference 18/00751).  The detailed plans for the route, along with road markings at each … Continue reading

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The Williams Rail Review and bicycles on trains

Cycling UK are encouraging people to respond to the Williams Rail Review online with their accounts of taking bicycles on trains.  This review has been set up by the Department for Transport “for the UK to have [ahem] a world-class … Continue reading

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The new cycle racks at Lancaster railway station

The new, semi-upright cycle racks have now been installed at Lancaster railway station between platforms 1 and 2.  It looks as if many people are only using every second rack – probably because the design is too cramped to accommodate a bicycle in … Continue reading

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Bad news on station bicycle racks

A small group of cyclists met representatives from Virgin Trains on Monday at Lancaster railway station to express Dynamo’s reservations about the proposed new bicycle racks. It’s even worse than we thought. It looks as if the number of Sheffield stands … Continue reading

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Caton Road trip

Dick, Matt and Brian accompanied Steve, the Lancashire County Council Road Safety Officer, on a ride along Caton Road on Wednesday to take a closer look at the City Council’s proposals for the cycle diversion that will be needed when … Continue reading

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