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Cambridge and Reading Stations are UK's bike theft hotspots

Got a bike shop near those stations? Then here's some info to help your lock sales patter
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If you’ve a bike shop based in Reading or Cambridge, it might be time to stock a few extra locks.

According to the British Transport Police (GetReading.co.uk) Cambridge Station has seen more bikes stolen from it than any other station in the UK over the past five years. 297 have been pilfered from the Cambridge train hub, with Reading closely following with 255 bicycles nicked in the same period.

Local initiatives such as Operation Wiggins from the BTP have yielded results, seeing the yearly number of bike thefts decrease.

If you’re interested in how your local rail station compares, head to the British Transport Police’s statistic site.

In other Cambridge-related news, numbers of cyclists have rocketed 88 per cent there in a decade.

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