Join us to launch #bikesonboard with Metrorail, Friday 5 April, 9-9.30 am, Platform 22, CT Station

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We are really happy to be able to announce the launch of #bikesonboard with Metorail…

Metrorail invites you all to the introduction of Bikes on Board Metrorail trains during the off-peak periods.

Date: Friday 5 April 2013
Time: 9-9.30 am (registration)
Where: Platform 22, Cape Town Station
Programme: After a short background and overview of the project, we’ll take the Tourism Train to Newlands Station at around 11 am.
We’ll then ride to Observatory station (we’ll have Cape Town Bicycle Maps to give you too, in case you get lost en-route …) to reboard the Tourism TRain at 12.30 for our return to Cape Town Station. There are a number of route options, but if you’re more adventurous it is possible to ride almost entirely away from mixed traffic, on good surfaces (Liesbeek Park trails), but you may prefer to bring a bike with off-road tyres for some of these sections.

RSVP Daphne Kayster 083 460 2010 or dkayster@metrorail, or you are welcome to RSVP to us here on the blog and we’ll pass on your info (we can provide you with more route info too). Daphne and her team are behind the Moonlight Mass train, #coffeemob and more…

And follow @dkay_online, @capetowntrains, a@D7events and @rideyourcity (that’s us) for more info about #bikesonboard and rail tourism events.

See you there. If you want to ‘train’ through before off-peak, let us know and we’ll help arrange a day’s pass.

If you can’t make it, we’ll post updates and further info.



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  1. Excellent I would like to be part of the event.

  2. Hi Daphne,

    I have a group of youngsters I’m bringing through. We looking at about 20 to 30 kids and adults on bikes and boards. Is it possible to get a day pass for us.

    I was treating them but it would really help if you could assist with the day passes please.

    I look forward to your reply. If you need any more info please feel free to contact me on 0765 012300


    Zahier Davids

  3. Hi Zahier – I’ve sent your mail to Daphne and SMSd her, so she’ll get back to you. SEe you tomorrow, thanks, Gail 🙂

    • Thank you Gail. Your a really big big star 🙂 well done on this venture. Iv had many problems with metrorail and bikes. By passed them with parcel again. Really appreciate it


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