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Cycle space on a Cross Country Class 170 train from Stansted to Birmingham - compare with with that weird prong. Mind you, the Brompton did fall over a couple of times.

Hanging racks for bikes on an older regional train around Bratislava

Bikes on a Class 170 regional train from Aberdeen to Glasgow - bikes are presumably supposed to sit on that weird prong.

I've no idea why there's a cycle symbol on the end door - bikes would never be loaded that way.

Convertible space (looking the other way to #106099) on a double-deck suburban train from Bratislava to Malacky.

Convertible space on a double-deck suburban train from Bratislava to Malacky.

Decent cycle space on this double-deck Bratislava suburban train

A narrow door and a bit of a climb to the cycle space on this train (probably the hourly service from Bratislava to Vienna)

Convertible space on a regional train, Belgium

On the new Chiltern train service from Marylebone to Oxford, bikes have to fit on top of a small table in the disabled space - bizarre.

Reservation indicators above the bike spaces on the new Intercity Express Trains ('available' because I'd reached my destination) - people wanting to stow their luggage aren't going to notice these.

Bike space, so-called, on the new Intercity Express Trains - and if someone has put luggage there there's no room at all for bikes, even with reservations.

Bike hanging space in a Cross-Country Voyager train - awkward for a lot of people (and bikes).

The world's first (and only?) solar-powered passenger train has on-board parking for four bikes.

Convertible space (marked as wheelchair space on the outside) on a Class 700 Thameslink train - there's not quite enough space for a normal bike and a human being, you have to sit with your legs out to the left.

Well-used cycle space on a TER Normandie regional train

Cycle space on German local diesel multiple-unit train from Enshede to Münster

A bit of a step up, then reasonable cycle space on this InterCity train from Utrecht to Enschede

Convertible space on the InterCity train from Utrecht to Enschede

Awkward - on this local diesel train in Belgium, the door is actually in the next carriage to the cycle space, and there are several steps to climb.

Not so easy to get the bike off the train where there's a low platform (see #101895)

Easy enough loading a bike on this Belgian regional train where there's a high platform... (see #101896)

Cycle space on a Class 144 Pacer train on a Northern Rail local service.

These prongs on Greater Anglia's regional Class 170 trains will support three bikes (although they can swing around a bit) - or most bikes will fit underneath.

The official vision of cycle space on the new Thameslink Class 700 trains (see #100135).

If there's a pram/buggie by the fold-up seats on the new Thameslink Class 700 trains that's it, there's no dedicated cycle space. Just use the doorways as normal in this area.

A full-length (12-carriage) Thameslink Class 700 train, and this was the only cycle marker I could see, Inside the space is pretty useless - most cyclists will just use the nearest door space as usual in this area.

A new arrangement of bike stowage on a type of train that didn't previously have any designated bike space.

Kaohsiung station - English-language sign for cyclists

Very obvious bike space on this Taiwanese train.

Taiwan Cycling Festival marking (in English) in the bike space of this train.

Very obvious cycle space on this Taiwanese train.

Lift at Chaozhou station - well marked, a good size.

San Luis Obispo railroad with cycle bridge

Wheelchair space on the newish Class 387 trains - not quite long enough for a standard bike, but useable.

New platform-end signs at Peterborough station - cycle space on Virgin intercity trains, and FLU for full-length Thameslink Class 700 trains.

French army officers heading off for the weekend (Friday midday...).

Poster encouraging people to combine cycling with trains

Convertible space and bike hooks in the regional train from Tours to Angers.

Plenty of designated cycle space on Vancouver's Skytrain

Convertible space in a modern NINA metre-gauge train from Martigny to Le Châble and Orsieres

Two of four bikes on the train at Tweedbank.

Two of four bikes on the train at Tweedbank.

The Borders Railway line reopening makes taking bikes to the Borders much easier.

Another bike in a marked wheelchair space on a Scotrail train.

I thought for a moment that Scotrail had started to provide bike spaces on the electric trains, but when I got off the train I noticed it was marked as a wheelchair space on the outside of the train.

Lots of cyclists boarding trains at Rennes atthe start of a long weekend

I'm not sure what the orange prong is for, but most bikes would fit neatly beneath it. A Greater Anglia class 170 train from Peterborough to Ipswich.

Well-used cycle space on a semi-fast Taiwanese train...

Even on these single coach trains, the entrance door leading to the bike stowage location is indicated externally.

Location signed for loading bikes onto Virgin Trains.

Convertible cycle/buggie space with folding seats on the regional train from Luxembourg to Trier and Koblenz

Lots of convertible space for bikes etc on this cross-border train from Herzogenrath (DE) to Heerlen (NL)

Regional Express train in Germany with plenty of convertible space for bikes

Fold-up seats and bike/pram space on the Berlin U-Bahn

Cyclist on the U-Bahn, Berlin

Cycle/wheelchair/pram space on the Berlin U-Bahn

Space for bikes and prams on either side, but keep the passageway clear of bikes and cases.

Folding seats with sign to keep a passageway clear of bikes on a regional emu train from Erfurt to Weimar

No bikes here, keep a passageway clear - there's plenty of space elsewhere on this train

Lots of cycle space on this regional emu train between Eisenach, Erfurt, Weimar and Halle

Lots of bikes crammed into this local train, Erfurt

Lots of cyclists boarding this local train, Erfurt

Limited bike space on the new A-line train to Denver airport

Convertible space in Regional Express train from Frankfurt (Main) to Würzburg - with lines marked to keep a corridor clear.

Bit of a struggle getting bikes on board this Belgian so-called InterCity train from Liege to Luxembourg - these two chaps had to stand with their bikes in the doorway, only for a couple of stops, fortunately.

Map of railway routes around Freiburg on which you can take bikes

Loading bikes onto a German double-deck Regional Express train

Plenty of convertible space on a German double-deck Regional Express train

Limited and awkward cycle area at the end of a carriage on an InterRegional train from Geneva Airport to Brig

Ski/cycle space on a narrow-gauge rack train from Vallorcine (France) to Martigny (Switzerland).

Bike space on a modern Class 377 Thameslink train - these were supposed to be moving to the Kings Cross-Cambridge line but wil now move to the Great Western route when it is electrified, I believe.

Awkward cycle/baggage space on a Class 376 Electrostar train in SE London

Not sure how significant a change this is - most people had cycle reservations anyway.

Flexible/cycle space in a modern regional train from Bordeaux to Le Verdon

Flexible/cycle space in a modern double-deck regional train from Bordeaux to Arcachon

Loading bikes onto a Corail Téoz train at Bordeaux - not easy!

Two cycle spaces on a Class 158 train on a fast Hull-Sheffield service.

Subway 1732, showing the railway mural, linking Porter Road with Viables Roundabout Location: , Cliddesden (England, United Kingdom)

Bike on Rhaetische Bahn train, Engadine, Switzerland

Cycle track from Punt Muragl to Route 65 towards St Moritz and Samedan

Cycle space on a Rhaetische Bahn train in the Engadine, Switzerland

Cycle space on a Rhaetische Bahn train in the Engadine, Switzerland

Lots of cyclists leaving the train at Pontresina

Convertible space in a Desiro regional train, Romania

The new Romanian trains also carry bikes.

Space for exactly two bikes (supposedly) on this Clas 150 local train from Swindon to Cheltenham

Notice advising where to wait for the cycle storage coach on Virgin Trains.

Space for four bikes in a First Great Western local train from Penzance to Plymouth.

Same as #67192 but wrapped in a zipped cover - not a full bag but should be enough to satisfy bus drivers (not necessary on a train as here).

A folded Brompton bike on the 9:21 Cambridge to King's Cross service. See #67193.

Now Accessible to Bikes! Montréal suburban train timetables

Regulations for carrying bikes on Montréal suburban trains

Convertible space in a Class 323 local train from Manchester Airport

Lymington Town Station, with covered cycle parking

Plenty of convertible space on the Sprinter local train from Rotterdam to Den Haag Centraal

The new footbridge over the railway here provides splendid views.

Cycle space (I suppose) on this rather useless old train (just two a day) from Tbilisi to the airport.

You can take your bike on the underground trains in Sydney :-)

Luggage and cycle space on an East Midlands Trains service from Market Harborough to Leicester. At the very front of the train.

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