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Train operator accused of inconsistency over e-bike ban on Caledonian Sleeper

E-Bikes

Rhodri Clark
14 February 2022
Pedal bikes are allowed on Caledonian Sleeper but not e-bikes
Pedal bikes are allowed on Caledonian Sleeper but not e-bikes

 

A train operating company’s decision to ban e-bikes is not based on evidence but on perceptions skewed by battery safety issues on illegal e-scooters, according to Cycling UK. The charity also says Caledonian Sleeper’s ban brings further inconsistency to the rules around carriage of bikes on trains.

Caledonian Sleeper continues to accept ordinary bicycles but not electrically-assisted pedal bikes. The operator of sleeper trains between London and Scotland said the ban was introduced...

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