CTC has long campaigned on the 'Safety in Numbers ' effect which says that cycling gets safer, the more people do it.
Now campaigners in Sterlingshire have taken this literally with the formation of a bike train to encourage commuters to use the bike and train combination, rather than taking the car to work.
This BBC report  explains the whys and wherefores of it. Maybe this is an idea that could spread to other towns and cities across the UK?
If you are looking for somebody to ride to work with, try sites such as BikeBUDi .