Everything tagged with trains

Blog post: 25 years after it opened, Docklands Light Railway now permanently welcomes cyclists on off-peak trains

Transport for London has announced that, following a successful trial, non-folding bicycles are now permitted on off-peak Docklands Light Railway (DLR) trains on a permanent basis (except on trains between Bank and Shadwell stations). The first...

Blog post: Interview: Christian Wolmar, transport journalist and prospective mayoral candidate for London

Not long ago, we discussed the Conservative Mayor of London's Vision for Cycling with his newly appointed Cycling Commissioner Andrew Gilligan. Now, we speak to Christian Wolmar, former LCC trustee and respected transport journalist, who's also a ...

Blog post: Bicycles banned from thousands of extra trains during Olympics and Paralympics

People are being warned to check restrictions before they travel as many train operators plan to ban bicycles (except folders) during the Olympics and Paralympics. Paralympics Update These restrictions are still inforce despite almost all the ga...

Blog post: London rail stations get increased cycle parking despite budget cuts

photo Steve Rutherford Despite recent improvements to London's bike parking at stations, there's more to be done Item updated 14.1.11 Network Rail, which owns and operates most major train stations in London, has told LCC that it has allocat...