30 Mar '16, 12pm

TyneTeesWear News: Metro holds limited trial allowing people to travel with non-folding bikes

Tyne and Wear Metro has announced that a limited trial is set to take place which will allow customers to travel on the Metro with their bikes. It is hoped that the limited trial will enhance the use of bikes and support onward travel for cyclists in the region. The limited trial is taking place from Monday 4 April for up to six months and will allow customers to take bikes on the Metro between Callerton Parkway and Jesmond stations only. At present only folding bikes are permitted. There will be no additional charge and customers can take their bikes on the Metro between Monday and Friday, from 10am until 3pm. One bike will be allowed per Metrocar and they must be kept in designated storage areas. Customers must remain with their bike at all times. Paul Walker, Customer Service Director at DB Regio Tyne and Wear, which operates the Metro on behalf of Nexus, said: “It is i...

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