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Crossrail, the proposal to build a new underground railway through central London, will entirely ban any cycles from the new tunnelled line. There are also no plans to provide any cycle parking at any of the Crossrail central London stations.

After having little success with a petition against the Crossrail Bill in the House of Commons last year, cyclists' organisation CTC have this week submitted a petition against the bill to the House of Lords. CTC expect to be giving evidence to the Select Committee on the Bill at some point in the next few months.

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