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[Image taken 4.3.22] The York Tap, York rail station, York. Two men, one woman, with cycles at the York Tap (yorktap.com/). (The other two bikes were leant against the wall behind the man in the fluoro top left in the image.) There’s no ( ... [more]

[Image taken 4.3.22] York rail station, York. [Note: No streetview at this location.] Spotted this being pedalled in heavy rain over the barrier-free Scarborough Bridge, York. I turned round and followed. The rider - who preferred not to be ... [more]

[Image taken 17.2.22]. Ladies loos, main concourse, railstation, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Now it’s the signs that confuse… The Dyson Airblades have been removed but the posters remain. Context: #179175 and links.

[UPDATE 17.3.22: LNER told me today the Dyson handwashing/drying facilities will be removed from all of their stations. They can't say when they will all be gone but all will go.] [Image taken 17.2.22]. Ladies loos, main concourse, railstat ... [more]

[Image taken 17.2.22]. Outside gents loos, York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Undiplomatic and ungrammatical sign. Other images this issue here: #178570, #173701, #165420. Other images today: #179173 and links.

[Image taken 26.1.22] Rail station, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Has the cycle rack (see: #169923) near the York Tap (https://yorktap.com/) been removed? Or just covered over during works? Will it go back in? (There's a cl ... [more]

[Image taken 25.1.22] Rail station, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] This cycle caught my eye as I pedalled passed. It was still on the top layer of the two-storey storage racks (see: #170490) but… the person approaching it ... [more]

[Image taken 25.1.22] Library Square, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] This cycle also caught my attention today: two child seats, rear panniers, and a massive basket but no e-assistance. I asked the owner to hazard how much t ... [more]

[Image taken 25.1.22] Library Square, York. What I call a ‘York’cycle ie one set up for carrying dependants/shopping in short for utility use. In addition to the child seat it has a basket. Chunky. Heavy. I noticed this was an e-cycle. ... [more]

[Image taken 14.12.21] Library Square, York. Other image this cycle (Paris C7 HMB www.gazellebikes.com/en-gb/paris-c7-hmb) see: #176780. One-prong stand. Integral lock. So the cycle does not need the Sheffield rack to support it but it does ... [more]

[Image taken 14.12.21] Library Square, York. A Paris C7 HMB. This e-cycle is very smart. It has an upright riding position and permanent panniers – so a ‘York’cycle (machine set up for utility use). But it is heavy. The weight of this ... [more]

[Update April 2022: I noticed recently the sign has finally been removed (from behind the railings, lying on the ground). It was not doing its job. It was simply litter and like litter was attracting more rubbish and making the area less at ... [more]

[Later image: #175803] [Image taken 31.10.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context: #175432. I moved the sign out of the way of all users of this key entrance to/exit from and through the rail station. Ot ... [more]

[UPDATE: #175803] [Image taken 31.10.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context: #175231. Other image here today: #175433. Other images today: #175401 and links.

[UPDATE: #175432.] [UPDATE: Evening of Friday 29.10.21 after a day of heavy rain with more forecast. No change. I will chase up Network Rail who said they could clear up the sand/grit. ][Image taken 24.10.21] Riverside entrance to York rail ... [more]

[Image taken 24.10.21] York rail station, York. Free water dispensers have now come to York. They reduce plastic waste as you supply the container. (Ideally one you can you over and over.) This one is on the main concourse. There’s a seco ... [more]

The sign and the grit were still in situ 22.10.21 - a Friday so before a weekend and ahead of a half term. [UPDATE: LNER have not responded to my emails. I emailed Network Rail. Today (a second day of heavy rain in York) it responded: "This ... [more]

[Image taken: 14.9.21 ] LNER Azuma 10.02 from York to London King's Cross. The person who loaded the crates was still there when the cyclist with a cycle reservation arrived. The crate loader moved the crates to accommodate the cycle. The p ... [more]

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Tools available at: #173837. Other images today: #173825 and links

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] A cyclehoop (www.cyclehoop.com/product/pumps-stations/repair-stand/) repair stand with tools. The pump is broken but the tools, though rusty, look as if y ... [more]

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Caged - secure - cycle parking of the doubleheight/stacked design which many people cannot use (see: #173835.) But I don't think that's the reason it's e ... [more]

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] These racks are in use despite being the doubleheight/stacked ones many people physically can't use, because of the design of their cycle, or on account o ... [more]

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The racks are empty. The car parking is full. See also: #173830 and links. Other images today: #173825 and links

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The racks are empty, depressingly the car park is full. See also: #173830 and links. Other images today: #173825 and links

[Ima[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The racks are empty. The car parking is full. See also: #173830, #173833, #173834. Other images today: #173825 and links

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] There's a cycle map of York where most people accessing/returning to the cycle parking would find it. Plus: the racks are the Sheffield design, well space ... [more]

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Just before lockdown cycle parking at York station seemed to be at capacity. The Sheffields (racks) today looked like they do over Christmas and New Year ... [more]

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] See: #173826, #173827 and #173828 for context. Other images today: #173825 and links

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] As per: #173827 the capital letters and hatching look as if this is not a permissible route. Yet the cycle parking is behind the white car in the backgrou ... [more]

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] There's no route signage and the hatching with the large 'NO' make it look as if you cannot cycle in this direction. The cycle parking is directly ahead b ... [more]

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] There's no route signage eg exit with road names, and no directions to the cycle parking. There's room on the big white sign for the latter. Other images ... [more]

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station, York. Obstructed cycle access and no directions through the car park or to the cycle parking. Other images today: #173826, #173827, #173828, #173829, #173830, #173831, #173832, #173833, #173834, #1738 ... [more]

[Update April 2022 see: #175803.] [Image taken 3.9.21] York rail station. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] The social distancing sign is not fulfilling its purpose and is a hazard and an eyesore. Given that face coverings are no lon ... [more]

[Image taken 1.9.21.] York rail station, York. The First Class lounge. Is this still an appropriate use of space? The ticket office is now tiny. The ladies loos just round the corner has queues even though some people are wary of travelling ... [more]

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station. There used to be Sheffields for people visiting the ticket office (see: #165421). However, since spring 2021 the building is now a Sainsbury's (see also: #172777). (The racks are now here: #169923.) I ... [more]

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station. Location of 'no cycles' sign in: #173700. See also: #173702.

[Image taken 1.9.21] York rail station. What is the possible reason for this? Location see: #173701. Location where there used to be cycle racks: #173702 (visible in the streetview image).

[Image taken 8.7.21] York rail station. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Could the space (just outside Tea Room Square/over the bridge over Leeman Road) ahead be made safe - such that it could take cyclists, pedestrians and wheelchai ... [more]

[Update - sign on ground and grit still not removed: #173819] [Image taken 8.7.21] York rail station. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Social distancing sign. The sign is surely now redundant (previous image: #171576). But the grit/s ... [more]

[Image taken 2.8.21] York rail station, York. A Sainsbury's has opened in the former ticket office. The opening hours are 06.00-23.00 daily. It sells snacks as well as ingredients and bakery products. The cycle rack that was here (see: #16 ... [more]

[Image taken 8.7.21] York rail station. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Social distancing sign. But who is the contact to ask if it can be removed/checked on and picked up if it falls? LNER? CYC? Why don't organisations label their ... [more]

[Update: #178207] [Image taken 5.7.21] York rail station, York. The racks [see: #169923 and links] are now not only not where they are needed - outside the ticket office - but they are also not usable in this location where they can be and ... [more]

[Image taken 4.7.21] York rail station, York. Car park still signposted as closed. But today there is at least a gap through and no cyclists dismount signs. Images from yesterday see #171329 and links. Once through the visible exit, it was ... [more]

[Image taken 3.7.21] York rail station, York. See #171329 and links.

[Image taken 3.7.21] York rail station, York. See #171329 and links.

[Image taken 3.7.21] York rail station, York. As on 21.6.21 (see: #170487) the key route through the station was blocked off. The sign simply says car park closed with this weekend's dates. But people passing through on cycle, foot and scoo ... [more]

[See later image: #170488.] [Image taken 10.5.19] York rail station. The barriers make access to and the exit from the station (and through it) difficult, uncomfortable, stressful. People cannot more through in their natural (social or prot ... [more]

[Image taken 19.6.21] York rail station. Pre-covid pandemic this was a polluted, chaotic and therefore hazardous area for people on foot, on cycles and in wheelchairs. There were more active travellers than drivers or passengers. Yet it fel ... [more]

[Update: New barrier. New image see: #171329] [Update 21.6.21. The barriers had gone.] [Image taken 19.6.21] York rail station. Cyclists dismount sign. There's no obvious reason for it. There's a map for cyclists on the left: larger versio ... [more]

[Later image: #171405] [Image taken: 5.6.21] York rail station near the York Tap pub. Are these the Sheffields that were outside the previous booking office - and were invaluable? Cycle parking for pub visitors is a great idea. But not inst ... [more]

[UPDATE: The Dyson Airblade design has been removed. See #179175.] [Image taken 31.3.21] In February 2021, the ladies loos were relocated. The new handwashing facilities (from Dyson) are so unlike taps and dryers there are now posters to sh ... [more]

[Newer image: #169923] [Image taken 15.11.18] York rail station. It had a standard-setting feature outside its ticket office - a Sheffield rack for people buying or collecting tickets, or getting travel information. When the office was relo ... [more]

[Image taken 10.10.20] No cycles sign at the new ticket office at York rail station. (See also: #165418, #165419, #173701.)

[Image taken 10.10.20] When the new ticket office opened at York station in October 2020, the cycle rack was no longer provided (See: #165421). Worse, staff and signage warned customers they could neither take their cycles inside while they ... [more]

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