Free access for bikes on Cercanías trains from the 1 in June

Since June 1, 2011, bicycle users can access the trains with their bikes at any time of the day and every day of the week. Renfe has adopted this measure to contribute to a more sustainable mobility.
Cercanías de Madrid makes it easy for travelers to transport bicycles on their trains. Users of Cercanías de Madrid can travel with their bike on trains throughout the center, any day of the week and at any time, within the opening hours of the service. Renfe reminds its Madrid Cercanías customers that many of its trains are adapted so that traveling by bicycle is more comfortable for all train users. Specifically, the Civia trains are equipped with a car with the lowest floor, at platform level, which allows greater mobility when accessing it with a bicycle.

Many travelers commute each day to their place of work or leisure with their bike on board the Cercanías de Madrid trains. Most avoid using it at peak times, so as not to disturb the rest of the passengers and make their own transport more comfortable. In addition, to have specially designed trains with anchors to transport bicycles, many of the stations of the Madrid Cercanías Network, such as Villaverde, Aranjuez, Fuenlabrada, Las Margaritas, Colmenar, Villalba, Alcalá Universidad, Vallecas or El Pozo They are equipped with a parking area for bikes.
Renfe promotes bicycle routes through Madrid for all audiences, and with direct access from its Cercanías stations, with routes through Majadahonda, Monte de El Pardo, San Martín de la Vega, Colmenar Viejo, Aranjuez, Alcalá de Henares, Casa de Campo, El Escorial, Cercedilla, Tres Cantos or Villlalba. Cercanías also brings its travelers closer to the integral center of the bicycle and sustainable mobility of the Autonomous University of Madrid, CibiUAM, at the Cantoblanco station (line C4), which allows students to use the train and the bicycle as a model. of sustainable mobility. In this center the internal and external loan of bicycles is facilitated. The Cercanías de Madrid trains also connect with the Madrid cycling green ring, thanks to the El Pozo, Orcasitas, Aluche, Pitis, Fuencarral and Las Tablas stations.

The Madrid Cercanías trains replace 750.000 cars every day. This replacement entails savings in costs related to pollution, global warming, noise or accidents of more than 400 million euros.

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