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76 bikes now available for hire at 11 Scottish stations

Posted: 28th October 2016

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

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