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Avanti West Coast bans e-scooters from its trains - but e-bikes are still okay

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Alex Bowden

Alex has been editor of ebiketips since 2021. He previously contributed news, reviews and more to and has also had a parallel (largely lapsed) career writing about cricket for various publications.


1 year 6 months ago

e-scooters combined with public transport for covering greater distances is the ideal target mode, but whilst people are buying sub-standard batteries from China for their illegal scooters it does make sense to ban them for the protection of other passengers

1 year 6 months ago

No reason for train operators to be obliged to conspire with those people who flout the law on e-scooters in any case. You'd have to be willfully naive to think people were simply transporting their escooter between private off-road venues.