HC Deb 01 November 1995 vol 265 cc309-10W
Mr. Tyler

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what studies he has commissioned, undertaken or been informed about on the effect on cycle carriage of the £3 per journey charge for bicycles on regional railways; and if he will make a statement. [40499]

Mr. Watts

None. The carriage of bicycles on trains, and any charges made, are operational matters for individual train operators. The franchising director will require franchisees, through the franchise agreement, to carry bicycles where practicable and to ensure that any charges made are reasonable.

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