Archive for the ‘vline’ Category

Update: Bike ban status for Connex and V/line

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

Officially the bans have not been repealed/overturned - However no action will be taken against any cyclist who takes their bike on a peak hour train pending the outcome of the review. This advice has been confirmed by phone conversations with Lynne Kosky's Senior Ministerial Advisor. This is valid for both ...

Controversial bike ban to stay?

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

Not if we have anything to say about it! ACTING Premier Rob Hulls has defended the controversial move to ban bikes on V-Line trains during peak periods. "The decision that was made in relation to bikes on peak services is all about passenger comfort and ensuring that people can travel on trains ...

“Country cyclists win reprieve from railways bike ban”

Monday, January 7th, 2008

Good news! From The Age, 08-01-2008: CYCLISTS facing a ban on taking bikes on peak-hour regional trains have won a short reprieve from V/Line.[..] [Y]esterday V/Line said it would not enforce the rule until February 1. The operator might also ask Ms Kosky to reverse the ban, "but ultimately it's up to ...