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« Reply #15 on: October 23, 2019, 08:02:30 pm »

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New images of ScotRail's UK-first carriages for carrying cycles on Highland routes unveiled

Specially designed cycle carriages are set to be introduced for the first time in the UK on a Scottish Highland rail route.

ScotRail is transforming five Class 153 trains to carry up to 20 bikes to enhance existing services on the scenic West Highland Line, running from Glasgow to Oban, Fort William and Mallaig.

Detailed article in the latest edition of Modern Railways, on sale tomorrow
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« Reply #16 on: October 24, 2019, 10:01:27 am »

More pretty pictures on cycling web site https://road.cc/content/news/267921-scotrail-unveils-forthcoming-west-highland-line-carriages-space-20-bikes

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Will also be able to carry bulky sports equipment such as ski bags
, what no surf boards?
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« Reply #17 on: October 24, 2019, 11:24:25 am »

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Will also be able to carry bulky sports equipment such as ski bags
what no surf boards?

The coastline at Beasdale, Arisaig, Morar and Mallaig is pretty rocky - not sure if you can surf there.   Mind you, surfing the Falls of Lorna at Connel Ferry might be fun.
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