Environmentally friendly travel opportunities
For staff, students and visitors to the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, there are a wide range of potential travel options including bus, train and bike options.
The University is well serviced by a range of public transport options, in particular the Metro bus services on routes 7, 8 and 9. Up to date timetabling information for each of these routes can be found at the Translink Journey planner (http://www.translink.co.uk/), with a range of fare options available for single or multi-users (http://www.translink.co.uk/Services/Metro-Service-Page/Fares/).
There are two train stations within walking distance of the University – City Hospital and Botanic Avenue. Information on services can be found at http://www.translink.co.uk/Services/NI-Railways/
The Belfast Bikes scheme (https://www.belfastbikes.co.uk/en/belfast/) has 45 docking stations across Belfast, providing low cost and convenient travel across the City. With bike stations at University Road and Botanic Gardens, this provides a convenient and flexible way to both visit Queen’s and see the rest of the local area by bike.
QUB has a number of incentives to encourage staff to cycle to work more details of which may be found by clicking here
There is a cycle mileage allowance for travelling by cycle on QUB business and the University provides a range of facilities including bike stands located across the University and secure cycle parking accessible by means of a PIN code supplied by the Travel Plan Co-ordinator upon receipt of a £10 annual fee. Closest secure parking to the Ashby is adjacent to the Laboratory Block and staff requesting access to secure cycle parking should email their request to firstname.lastname@example.org