A one-stop bicycle hire and repair facility has been inaugurated outside Brussels North railway station as part of a planned network of eight Cycle Points in the Belgian capital. The facility is the first to be introduced and offers secure bike parking as well as spare parts and accessories. When complete, the network will include the mainline stations at Brussels Schuman, Brussels Central and Brussels South to encourage people to combine cycling with the use of public transport. Bikes at Brussels North can be hired for