Tour de France in Yorkshire: avoid taking your bike on a train

No extra cycle provision on trains during Tour de France's visit to Yorkshire this July, despite three million expected visitors

York Minster featured on day 2 of Yorkshire's Grand Depart

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Don’t take your bike on the train to watch the Tour de France in Yorkshire.

Train companies operating in the area have said that extra provision for cyclists across the Grand Depart weekend of July 5 and 6 will not be provided, despite up to three million fans visiting the county to watch the race.

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