30 Jan '18, 9am

The bike trial on Metro has been expanded. Full details here:

Nexus, the public body which owns and manages the Tyne and Wear Metro, is expanding a trial which allows customers to travel with bikes on board Metro trains. From today, Monday 29 January, bikes will be allowed on trains between Jesmond to Callerton Parkway, at the following times: 10am-3pm weekdays (as at present); 7pm until end of service weekdays, and all day Saturday and Sunday. Only one bike is permitted per carriage, or two per train in total. Today’s announcement means people can take bikes on trains within the trial area in the evening for the first time, as well as all day at weekends. If this is successful the trial will be extended to further parts of the Metro later this year, although there are no plans to allow standard bikes to be carried at peak times. Folding bikes can already be carried on all parts of the Metro system, when folded. Tobyn Hughes, Managin...

Full article: https://www.nexus.org.uk/news/item/nexus-expands-cycling-...

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