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Invitation for cyclists to briefing session about new Merseyrail trains

In 2020, new trains will be introduced on to the Merseyrail network. Merseyrail says they will be state-of-the-art, safer, more reliable, and thanks to faster acceleration, journey times will be reduced. A sliding step level with the platform will improve access for people with bikes, pushchairs or wheelchairs.

Merseyrail is inviting cyclists to a briefing session about the new trains, there will be an opportunity to ask questions.

The session will take place on Wednesday 31st May, 12 noon at Merseytravel, Mann Island, PO Box 1976, Liverpool, L69 3HN. It will be hosted by David Powell, new trains programme director for Merseytravel and David O’Leary, commercial director from Merseyrail.

Rimrose valley community event 30 July – volunteers needed

11 July, 2022

COMMUNITY EVENTSATURDAY 30 JULYNOON–8PMLocated next to Chaffers’ running track, near the Glenwyllin Road entrance to the park. Rimrose Valley Friends have organised music, food and entertainment on the day.Merseyside Cycling Campaign is keen to have a stall at this free-to-enter event. We are looking for volunteers who can spare a few hours between 11am and 8pm…

St Helens cycle routes survey

24 June, 2022

St Helens Borough Council is currently seeking views on early-stage plans for two new routes – deadline 12th August 2022:   • Jubits Lane, between Sutton Manor and A57 Warrington Road. Extending routes installed in 2020, when completed this route would provide connectivity between St Helens, Marshall’s Cross, Sutton Manor, and Widnes.    • Lea Green to Whiston, extending…

Cycling fallacies – how to counter them

15 June, 2022

The Cycling Fallacies website collates all the facts and arguments about cycling for transport. If you’re a cycle campaigner, you’ll probably have come up against the same old arguments time and time again. There are many myths about cycling, which are widespread and often believed, without any basis in fact. This website is designed to…

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