May 2015

Bikes & Rail: June 15 Spokes public meeting

Dutch company Abellio is now running ScotRail.  What does this mean for bike/rail?  What else is happening locally and in Scotland for bike/rail? Our headline speaker is Des Bradley, Transport Integration Manager for Abellio ScotRail.

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then a panel discussion and audience QA chaired by…

  • Monday 15 June, 7.30-9.30pm
  • Doors open 6.45 for coffee, stalls & chat.  Tea/Coffee available 6.45-7.15 [to give time to clear up before meeting starts]
  • Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge
  • Poster – click poster to download pdf [200k]
  • Queries? / More info?   Email  mknottenbelt1 AT gmail DOT com
  • Here is an interesting previous Abellio presentation  [pdf 1.5MB] and the Abellio supplement from Spokes 121.
Please help
  • Tell interested friends and colleagues about the meeting
  • Download the poster and disseminate it [Spokes members will get a printed copy in their summer mailing]
  • If you’re on twitter please RT our @SpokesLothian tweet about the meeting.
  • Our Bike/Rail person is Ewan Jeffrey – he is always pleased to hear your bike/rail plaudits and problems, as he can raise them at liaison meetings [but please it is vital also that you contact the relevant body, or MSPs, councillors, etc, and tell us the outcome].  Ewan’s contact details are on our bike/rail web page.
Questions, questions…

With our great range of speakers, here are some of the questions that might get answered – or, at least, discussed!  There should be plenty time in the QA session for you to ask about these, or anything else that needs further discussion…


BikeBrek FINAL

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Our public meeting is part of the amazing Edinburgh Festival of Cycling

All Spokes members get the printed programme in their summer mailing – also available now from many bike shops.

Also in EdFoC, the fantastic annual Spokes Bike Breakfast

  • Weds 17 June, 7.45-9.45 a.m.
  • Edinburgh City Chambers, High Street
  • Full details on poster.

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