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How to Load Your Bike on WES

Each WES Commuter Rail car has room for up to six standard-size bikes on board. There are two bike racks, and room for up to four more bikes in the priority seating areas. You're welcome to bring a folding bike on board, as long as it doesn't block the aisle.

Photo of bike hook on WESUsing the rack

Just roll your bike inside and place it in one of the vertical racks near the doors. The rack will automatically secure the front wheel in place. There is a strap for the back wheel for added security.

Using the priority seating area

There are two priority seating areas on each WES car for seniors and people with disabilities. If both bike racks are full, you may use the straps provided to secure your bike in the priority seating area (unless it is occupied or needed by a senior citizen or a rider with a disability).

Please make sure that the straps are securely fastened and that your bike is not blocking the aisle. Two bikes can be stored in each priority seating area.

Bike rack locations on WES

WES bike rack locations

Space is limited

Federal regulations require bikes to be secured in one of the racks or areas provided. If both racks and priority seating spaces are occupied, you must wait for the next train.

If you ride your bike to or from WES on a regular basis, consider locking your bike at the station, or using a folding bike instead (so you can carry it on board).

Convenient bike parking is available at all WES stations, and lockers may be available to rent.

Sharing the road safely

When buses, trains and bikes share the road, it's even more important to drive and ride safely. Important safety tips for cyclists