Public Transport

Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling who is also the local MP for Epsom and Ewell, took the opportunity this Friday (25 November) to officially open Ewell West station’s latest cycle hub.

 
 
Transport Minister Andrew Jones MP opens Woking Station’s expanded cycle hub, taking their capacity up to 520 spaces for bikes.

 
 
In spring this year Great Western Railways (GWR) announced that all bikes on their high speed trains would require mandatory booking from May. Understandably there was public outcry and confusion. In October, Cycling UK and Ben Bradshaw, MP for Exeter and keen cyclist, met with Great Western Railways (GWR) to discuss current and future cycle rail policy.

 
 
CTC has welcomed the announcement from Transport for London on 1 February of the launch of a new bus safety programme, set to incentivise safety in its contracts. CTC has called for an extension of this programme to cover the whole of the UK and to include lorries.

 
 
CTC has marked Road Safety Week with two appearances in Parliament and one on Radio 4, calling for action to reduce lorry danger

 
 
CTC is celebrating after Eurostar backed down over its controversial plans to make cyclists box up their bikes thanks to our 'Zero Stars for Eurostar' campaign.

 
 
Zero stars for Eurostar - 4 Nov 2015 - Campaign
We're giving "Zero stars for Eurostar" as they seek to make cycle-carriage even more difficult.

 
 
Eurostar appears to have delayed its controversial plans to make cyclists box up their bikes to travel, an investigation by CTC has revealed.

 
 
Eurostar has agreed to meet CTC and Mayor of London Boris Johnson’s office to discuss the controversial move to make cyclists dismantle and box up their bikes to travel. But any face-to-face talks will have to take place AFTER the new cycle-carriage policy comes into force this Sunday.

 
 
CTC has made a direct approach to Eurostar asking for a meeting to discuss the high-speed train provider’s controversial plans to make cyclists dismantle and box up their bikes to travel.

 
 
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