233 cycle parking spaces on double-deck racks have been installed at Liverpool Street station, London.
The new spaces – which have doubled the amount at the station – follow 138 additional spaces installed at Euston Station earlier this year.
The Transport for London (TfL) funded spaces are the latest to be created as part of the plans to create 66,000 cycle parking bays in London by 2012.
The creation of cycle parking spaces are an essential step in growing cycle numbers in London, according to TfL.
“If we are to deliver a cycle revolution in the Capital we must ensure Londoners can park their bikes where and when they want to,” said the Mayor’s transport adviser Kulveer Ranger. “The availability of cycle parking plays a major role in helping people decide whether it is convenient to take to two wheels or not.
“That’s why we provided an extra 11,000 spaces last year and why we are spending £1.5m this year on installing more cycle parking in stations such as Liverpool Street.
“By 2012 we aim to have provided 66,000 new cycle parking spaces across London.”