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Liverpool's cycle hire plans

Liverpool City Council is hoping to create the biggest bicycle hire scheme outside of London. It wants to spend £1.5m on 1,000 bikes-for-hire installed at 60 stations across the city.

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Liverpool gears up for cycle hire launch

Olympic cyclist Chris Boardman will be in Liverpool today to help prepare the set-up of the city's cycle hire scheme.

Chris Boardman

The council is planning to launch it in the summer with 3 hundred bikes available and then expand to a thousand over the next year.

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