London Waterloo first of Capital's termini to get hire bikes

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Waterloo railway station is the first London Termini to get Barclay's Cycle Hire , as work starts today on building a "Super" docking station which will house 124 blue bikes. It will be the biggest station in the fleet.

Transport for London say it should be open by mid-December. It will be the largest of the 50 additional docking stations being built - and all of them due to be operation by next Spring.

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Keith Bingham joined the Cycling Weekly team in the summer of 1971, and retired in 2011. During his time, he covered numerous Tours de France, Milk Races and everything in-between. He was well known for his long-running 'Bikewatch' column, and played a pivotal role in fighting for the future of once at-threat cycling venues such as Hog Hill and Herne Hill Velodrome.