A NEW bike hub which is able to store 600 bikes has opened at Didcot railway station.

The £1million facility funded by the rail industry increases parking for bikes at the station from 182 to 600. The cycle hub is fitted with CCTV for security; environmentally friendly motion sensor LED lighting and a bike repair stand.

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The bike store will give commuters a sustainable way of getting to and from the station, reducing road traffic congestion in the area. GWR Didcot Station Manager Kim Higgs said: “Didcot is an important station on our network and it is great to see investment being made here to support sustainable transport by bike and by train.”

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