Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Poor Facilities Keep Disabled People Off Trains

Disabled people are barred from using parts of the rail network because of poor facilities, Ministers have been warned.

Trains which are unsuitable for wheelchairs, a lack of Braille timetables and antiquated platform designs are excluding people with disabilities, said MP Martin Linton (Lab Battersea).

He urged the Government to ensure railways were "accessible for all".

Go to the London Echo website to read the full article.

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