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Normal situation on a Penzance-Paddington train - 4 bikes hanging in the tiny cupboards, totally hemmed by with huge suitcases (with more below the camera).

Cycle space on the Wensleydale Railway - in a former British Rail Pacer railcar.

Bedworth from the train.

Road from a train.

Camcycle stall bike on the train after a damp day of campaigning in Ely.

Bike/ski space on a Léman Express train through the new tunnel from Geneva's central station to Annemasse

Bikes on the upper level of a TGV from Paris to Geneva - partly dismantled to fit in a standard-sized bag and slid under the luggage rack.

Boarding a TGV from Paris to Geneva - bikes have to be partly dismantled to fit in a standard-sized bag.

Motherwell train station's 2-tier cycle parking, added as part of station redevelopment. A big improvement but not easy for everyone to use. Also, not enclosed but there's a CCTV camera in background.

Plenty of convertible space on the St Erth-St Ives shuttle (a Class 150 train).

ScotRail cycle carriage at Rannoch station - converted from a clapped-out railcar.

No bikes allowed on this privately operated branch line - although there's plenty of space.

[Image taken 6.5.23] Northern Rail train, York rail station, York. NOTE: No street view at this location] There are usually two toilets on Northern services. One is often out of use. (Note the line through the WC showing this one was not … [more]

[Image taken 6.5.23] Northern Rail train, York rail station, York. NOTE: No street view at this location] There is a structure - under the seat - that limits how far you can back you can move a cycle. Other image here today and links: … [more]

[Image taken 6.5.23] Northern Rail train, York rail station, York. NOTE: No street view at this location] Context: #193823. Other image here today and links: #193815.

[Image taken 6.5.23] Northern Rail train, York rail station, York. NOTE: No street view at this location] The second arm rest cannot be tipped up. (Closeup: #193824. Compare with: #196165.) This makes manoeuvring the cycle in and out more … [more]

[Image taken 6.5.23] Northern Rail train, York rail station, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] I can wheel my cycle into this space - no need to lift it. (Compare with image from 22.5.23 #194213.) The white unit protrudes into … [more]

[Image taken 6.5.23] Northern Rail train, York rail station, York. NOTE: No street view at this location] The seat tips up. One of the arm rests foldsup too. Other image here today and links: #193815.

[Image taken 6.5.23] Northern Rail train, York rail station, York. NOTE: No street view at this location] Context: #193819. Other image here today and links: #193815.

[Image taken 6.5.23] Northern Rail train, York rail station, York. NOTE: No street view at this location] Despite the cycle symbol this is a carriage with shared space. The other side of the carriage is for wheelchairs. In fact, I sat on … [more]

[Image taken 6.5.23] Northern Rail train, York rail station, York. NOTE: No street view at this location] If I am able to lift my cycle onto the rack (it means taking my panniers off) my cycle does not fit in the space designated. I would … [more]

[Image taken 6.5.23] Northern Rail train, York rail station, York. NOTE: No street view at this location] My cycle does not fit underneath the rack. Other image here today and links: #193815.

[Image taken 6.5.23] Northern Rail train, York rail station, York. NOTE: No street view at this location] These racks have been removed from most Northern trains. I can't use them. This means I also can't use this space despite it being … [more]

[Image taken 6.5.23] Northern Rail train, York rail station, York. NOTE: No street view at this location] Northern carriages have clear external signage. The carriage with cycle and shared cycle-disabled spaces are visible even when the … [more]

Bike on a busy InterCity train from Dresden to Stuttgart

Tip-up seats and marked space for cycles and buggies on a Regional Express train in eastern Germany - it's midday on Friday at the start of a holiday weekend and people are travelling with huge suitcases. And there are now three bikes as … [more]

Tip-up seats and marked space for cycles and buggies on a Regional Express train in eastern Germany - it's midday on Friday at the start of a holiday weekend and people are travelling with huge suitcases.

Lots of space on both sides to hang bikes (alas) in this Warsaw-Berlin EuroCity train.

There's a new road being built to the west of the railway and a cycleway to the east

Hooks to hang six bikes on the Slovacky Express to Praha/Prague

Cyclists boarding a local train (operated by Arriva, ie German Railways)

Ridiculously tight space for a bike opposite a disabled toilet.

Cycle parking at Lužice station

Leaflet from CD (Czech Railways) about taking bikes on trains in the Brno area

A very small convertible space in an old diesel railcar from Hegyeshalom (Hungary) to Bratislava - not really designed for bikes, and it's a long way up from the platforms too.

Private (open access) Romanian train operator boasting about how much cycle space there is in their trains (previously used in Germany).

Wheelchair lift and tip-up seats on a Romanian-built diesel multiple unit, on a local train from Sighisoara to Sibiu

Wheelchair lift and tip-up seats on a Romanian-built diesel multiple unit, on a local train from Sighisoara to Sibiu

Hungarian cycle carriage

Capacious cycle carriage with a one-way system for loading/unloading. Hooks to the right, you could probably lean your bike to the left if necessary.

Steps up into the cycle carriage

There's always a kindly guard to help lift your bike into the train in Hungary

The interior of a Desiro diesel multiple-unit train from Târgu Mureș to Deda - the seats don't fold but the label shows wheelchairs and prams, but not bikes.

Tip-up seats and cycle space on a Class 195 local train from Manchester to Sheffield

Sheffield stands are being installed at several tiny stations along this line

Sheffield stands are being installed at several tiny stations along this line

The train windows were filthy, but I could see a good Austrian-style cycleway alongside Highway 82 to the Bakony hills

The train windows were filthy, but I could see a good Austrian-style cycleway alongside Highway 82 to the Bakony hills, with a picnic shelter here.

The very slow train through the Bakony hills to Veszprém includes an entire carriage for bikes (which are supposed to hang from the hooks) - with a few sets of seats to the left.

Bikes on a Class 170 train from Matlock to Derby and Nottingham - the green prongs are weird, but at least on a folder you can just drop the saddle to fit underneath,

Typical for the London-Cambridge trains, 3 unfolded bikes and a neat row of folded Bromptons.

Big bike little bike on a Class 158 train from Nottingham via Derby to Matlock

East Midlands Railways bicycle policy

Rather odd bike space (ok for this folder) on an East Midlands Railways train from London to Sheffield

Stopping trains on the Cardiff-Penzance route, with reasonable provision for cycles, are being partially replaced by Class 80x Intercity trains, with limited provision for bikes which must be reserved and hung up in a small cupboard - a big … [more]

Plenty of convertible space on this S-Bahn train from Lindau to Bludenz

Convertible space on a GoAhead regional train from Munich to Memmingen

Two sets of folding seats for bikes, wheelchairs etc on the Class 710 London Overground trains between Gospel Oak and Barking Riverside

[Image taken 4.11.22] Cinder Lane, West Esplanade (Scarborough Bridge), York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Jez positions the Triobike Taxi to try to make it through the barriers. A TransPennine Express York-Scarborough service … [more]

Convertible space on a Vienna S-Bahn train

Clearly multi-purpose space on a Bavarian regional train from Salzburg to Munich

Cyclists after leaving a Railjet long-distance train at Salzburg - a fairly narrow doorway and steps

Sign for cycle and baggage space (first class) on a WestBAHN train from Vienna to Salzburg (a double-deck Stadler Kiss transit, operated by a private competitor to the state railways)

Baggage space on on a WestBAHN train from Vienna to Salzburg (a double-deck Stadler Kiss transit, operated by a private competitor to the state railways). It's hard to see how this could be easily used as cycle space.

Is this the cycle space on a WestBAHN train from Vienna to Salzburg (a double-deck Stadler Kiss transit, operated by a private competitor to the state railways) ? I didn't see any proper convertible space.

Sign for cycle space on a WestBAHN train from Vienna to Salzburg (a double-deck Stadler Kiss transit, operated by a private competitor to the state railways)

A mess of cycle parking at the temporary metro station at Hoek van Holland Haven

Cyclists leaving a metro train at Hoek van Holland Haven

Cycle and wheelchair space on the Rotterdam metro

If the SNCF could be bothered to carry bikes on their TGVs, this would probably be a horrid hanging space, like on British Class 8xx IETs and Azumas - but it's just a luggage space (in a fairly old single-deck train).

Cycle space on a Lio regional electric multiple unit from Toulouse to Agen - there are huge luggage racks too, with space for folding bikes beneath.

Space for 2 hanging bikes on a Paris-Toulouse Intercités train - pretty poor provision

Space for three bikes on this regional express train, non-stop from Rennes to Nantes

Space for three bikes on this regional express train, non-stop from Rennes to Nantes

Cyclists boarding a metre-gauge Rhaetian Railways train at Zernez

Cycle space in a new Léman Express train from St Gervais to Coppet via a new tunnel beneath Geneva.

More convertible space in a new Léman Express train from St Gervais to Coppet via a new tunnel beneath Geneva.

Cycle space in a new Léman Express train from St Gervais to Coppet via a new tunnel beneath Geneva.

Soon there were even more bikes on this semi-fast train from Landquart to Saint-Moritz - they all have to be lifted up onto hooks, alas.

A cycle van is being attached to trains between Wrocław, Sobуtka Zachodnia and Świdnica Przedmieście, on summer weekends only - a popular area for cycling … [more]

Cycle space on a Class 313 local train from Seaford to Brighton (formerly on the Moorgate lines in North London, and soon to be pensioned off again)

Cycle parking on and off the platform at Seaford station

Cycle space on a Hastings-Brighton train

A new train between Braşov and Bucureşti (Bucharest), Romania - awkward vertical hanging spaces for bikes, doubling as space for skis in winter.

[Image taken 3.6.22] Terminus of the rail line at Fiumicino airport, Rome. The 0921 departure from Roma Trastevere to Fiumicino Aeroporto. Not only does this train carry cycles but you can recharge them if they are e-bikes too. The person … [more]

There are plenty of folding bikes already on the Elizabeth Line - I'm not sure that people have realised that regular bikes can also be carried.

There are plenty of folding bikes already on the Elizabeth Line - I'm not sure that people have realised that regular bikes can also be carried.

Train runs over a food delivery robot. https://twitter.com/tulipsmg/status/1525976684998144005?s=21&t=8lKNQKOuWScd2Jpo_xrzNg

Limited cycle/wheelchair space in the Class 375/377 trains used for non-High Speed services in Kent.

Remarkably small amount of disabled/cycle etc space on the Class 395 Javelin high-speed trains from St Pancras to Kent - and it's right at one end of a six-car train, but because the trains take a loop around Kent and end up back at St … [more]

Remarkably small amount of disabled/cycle etc space on the Class 395 Javelin high-speed trains from St Pancras to Kent - and it's right at one end of a six-car train, but because the trains take a loop around Kent and end up back at St … [more]

Awful hanging arrangement for bikes on a local train from Ravenna to Ferrara

There's convertible space in this local train along the Adriatic coast of Italy, but it can only be reached by steps.

Running Furrows Gate, Grantham

Steps to enter the cycle space on this German InterCity train

Very obvious cycle space on local trains in northern Italy.

Lots of bikes on the last train of the day from Truro to Falmouth.

Pedal-holder on a new Class 720 Bombardier Aventra train, used on Greater Anglia outer-suburban routes eg to Cambridge. Too fiddly to be useful.

Instructions for cycle storage on a new Class 720 Bombardier Aventra train, used on Greater Anglia outer-suburban routes eg to Cambridge. The strap is useful, but the pedal-holder is too fiddly.

Space for 4 bikes on a new Class 720 Bombardier Aventra train, used on Greater Anglia outer-suburban routes eg to Cambridge. Actually there's room for more here, even without using the door lobbies.

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