76 bikes now available for hire at 11 Scottish stations
ScotRail has announced that 76 bikes are now available for hire across Scotland.
Passengers passing through Haymarket may have noticed bicycles, operated by Bike&Go, at the station. The roll out of the scheme at Haymarket station means that even more ScotRail customers can now continue their journeys in environmentally friendly and cost-effective manner – reaffirming the train operator’s commitment to encourage sustainable, integrated travel. Under the Bike&Go system, anyone can hire one of the 15 bikes at the station for just £3.80 per 24-hours. Bike&Go gives unlimited use of the bikes for 24 hours. It’s quick and easy to hire a bike from the station ticket office – with first time users completing a simple registration form before pedalling off.
Falkirk High is the latest station to launch the cycle-hire service, bringing the number of stations offering the facility up to 11. ScotRail’s Programmes and Transformation Director Ian McConnell said: “We’re committed to making sustainable integrated travel options as easy as possible. Bike&Go is just one of the ways we are doing this – it’s a fantastic way for customers to complete their onward journey by bicycle.
“Cycling is a great way for people of all age groups to increase their level of physical activity and improve their health and well-being.
“The easy-to-use bikes are ideal for business travellers, visitors and day-trippers.”
More information on Bike & Go and ScotRail’s cycling initiatives can be found at scotrail.co.uk/cycling