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CTC is celebrating after Eurostar backed down over its controversial plans to make cyclists box up their bikes thanks to our 'Zero Stars for Eurostar' campaign.

CTC's campaign Zero stars for Eurostar
Zero stars for Eurostar - 4 Nov 2015 - Campaign
We're giving "Zero stars for Eurostar" as they seek to make cycle-carriage even more difficult.

Eurostar train heading out of the medway towns on the HS1
Eurostar appears to have delayed its controversial plans to make cyclists box up their bikes to travel, an investigation by CTC has revealed.

Eurostar trains
Eurostar has agreed to meet CTC and Mayor of London Boris Johnson’s office to discuss the controversial move to make cyclists dismantle and box up their bikes to travel. But any face-to-face talks will have to take place AFTER the new cycle-carriage policy comes into force this Sunday.

Picture of Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo
CTC has made a direct approach to Eurostar asking for a meeting to discuss the high-speed train provider’s controversial plans to make cyclists dismantle and box up their bikes to travel.

London Mayor Boris Johnson at City Hall
A day after CTC launched its 'Zero stars for Eurostar' campaign calling on the train provider to rethink its proposed new cycle-carriage policy, London Mayor Boris Johnson MP has said he will write to Eurostar urging them not to proceed with the planned changes.

Passengers boarding Eurostar at Kings Cross St Pancras
Cycling's zero stars for Eurostar - 13 Oct 2015 - Press Release
CTC criticises “hypocritical” change in Eurostar policy which would make cyclists “third-class passengers”

Help get Eurostar to reverse its regressive policy on boxing up your bike
CTC is spearheading a Europe-wide campaign urging “hypocritical” Eurostar to reverse its controversial decision to make cyclists dismantle their cycles before travelling.

£2bn of funding for masses of new roads; just £15m dedicated to cycling
£2bn announced for new roads or bigger junctions - with almost none on cycling. Meanwhile, the Department for Transport has announced £15m for 2015-16 to be spent on cycle rail improvements, typically additional cycle parking at railway stations.

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