Good News! From today you can take your bike on the Docklands Light Railway @LondonDLR

Good News! From today you can take your bike on the Docklands Light Railway @LondonDLR

As part of the Mayor's cycling vision for London, from today bicycles will now be allowed to officially travel off peak and at weekends on the Docklands Light Railway- opening up a whole new network of multi-modal journey possibilities for cyclists in south and east London. The Docklands Light Railway in Canary Wharf, photo via RPM on Flickr First mooted by the London Cycling Campaign when the DLR network launched in 1987, the idea was only taken seriously when the Mayor's Cycling Commissioner Andrew Gilligan pushed DLR managers to explain why bikes shouldn't be allowed. Following a 6 month trial of bikes on trains last year, the Mayor recently announced that the move has been made permanent, stating; "Opening up the Docklands Light Railway to cyclists will be a great boost to the cycling community and make it much more convenient for cyclists to cross the river. “This is ...

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