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by jonsear
19 Dec 2018, 10:32am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Have train reservations just got more difficult?
Replies: 0
Views: 223

Have train reservations just got more difficult?

Hi all Until this month I've been using Transpennine Express or Scotrail to book journeys with my bike. However, trying to book a journey just now, Transpennine Express (and GWR, Chiltern who use the same system) seem to have gone through a redesign of their booking system and whilst you get the opt...
by jonsear
1 Aug 2017, 11:23am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: UK Trains - Online bike reservations
Replies: 103
Views: 10328

Re: UK Trains - Online bike reservations

Thanks Richard.

and yes - the old East Coast booking site seems to have disappeared as of today
by jonsear
1 Aug 2017, 10:35am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: UK Trains - Online bike reservations
Replies: 103
Views: 10328

UK Trains - Online bike reservations

Hi For years I've been using the East Coast online booking system whenever I need to make a bike reservation, but they have just withdrawn this facility and require cyclists to phone a call centre which can be very time consuming. Can anyone recommend another website which allows you to make UK wide...
by jonsear
19 Mar 2013, 5:51pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: New bike restriction on Eurostar
Replies: 48
Views: 6566

Re: New bike restriction on Eurostar

If the policy is "Every passenger can take up to 2 medium-sized items (85cm at their maximum length)" presumably that means you could take a cardboard box 85cm3
If so a 120cm long folded bike should just about fit diagonally in the box.
Anyone know a source of 85cm3 boxes?!
by jonsear
25 Feb 2013, 7:25pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: New bike restriction on Eurostar
Replies: 48
Views: 6566

Re: New bike restriction on Eurostar

To confuse things further, the big poster at check-in at St Pancras yesterday (24th Feb) said that folded bikes were OK so long as in a bag <120cm, whilst a notice at Gare du Nord said all luggage should be <85cm!