Bikes on Trains


Petition details

Prior to a council negoatiation with Transmetro to allow free bicycles on trains, students and adults were allowed to take as many bikes as they were prepared to pay for on the train - Now it is free, the number is limited to 1 per carriage. Groups of children are being split up and youngesters left on the platform for hours. Petition the council to remove their agreement wiht Tranzmetro for free trains so that larger groups of cyclist can use public transport again!!!!

Background information

Public transport should not break up groups and policies should not place youngsters at risk

Submitted by Doug Widdowson
Date declined 3 March 2009
Status Declined

What happened to this petition?

This petition was declined for the following reason:

Petition was not within the jurisdiction of the Council.