Bikes on the new trains

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has introduced publicly owned, state-of-the-art trains. The fleet of 777s have modernised rail services across the Merseyrail network. View the video or read on to learn more.

A 777 train at a Merseyrail platform.

Passengers travelling with bikes are advised to walk their bikes to the correct position on the platform, and are reminded that cycling on platforms is not permitted for safety reasons.

Bike storage on the 777 trains.

There are spaces that have been specifically designed for bikes.

A 777 train at a Merseyrail platform.

The doors closest to the areas are marked with a bike symbol on the outside of the train.

A button on a 777 train.

The new trains have buttons on the inside and outside that you need to push to open the doors.

The sliding step on to a 777 train.

An innovative sliding step meets the platform edge, making it easier to get your bike on and off the train.

Bike storage on the 777 trains.

Once on board, there is space for up to 3 bikes in each docking area. Cyclists are asked to use these docking areas, to keep aisles and entry ways clear.

To find out more about travelling with bikes, including secure cycle storage facilities on the network, please visit