Category Archives: trains

Email exchange with Transpennine about bikes on trains policy

Dynamo emailed Leo Goodwin, the chairman of Transpennine Express: Dear Mr Goodwin I am writing to you about your company’s recent change of policy requiring cyclists to reserve a space on your trains at least 24 hours before travel. I … Continue reading

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Important changes to bikes on Transpennine Express trains

Bad news for those of us who take our bikes on trains.  On 20 May Transpennine Express introduced a new policy of obliging passengers to make a reservation for their bikes at least 24 hours in advance. More details on … Continue reading

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More cycle parking at Lancaster railway station

Cycle parking provision at Lancaster railway station has been expanded and improved with no fewer than 25 new covered cycle stands (each with capacity for 2 bikes) having appeared at the station in recent days. The racks are situated on … Continue reading

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Bicycles on the Morecambe-Leeds line

Has anyone else had problems taking their bikes on the Northern Rail line between Morecambe and Leeds?  Only two bikes are allowed per train (even if there’s plenty of room) and you can’t book in advance – so taking a … Continue reading

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