By making the live data publicly available, passengers will be able to discover how accessible a station is prior to their journey.
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Stephen Brookes MBE, states how the new ORR protocol will go a long way in assuring disabled people that their needs are being properly understood and delivered.
ORR's new guidance focuses on improving the experience of passengers with reduced mobility on rail replacement services during disruption.
The concept designs feature plans to completely transform Waverley train station, making it a more accessible site for passengers.
All train operators in Britain and Network Rail are now signed up to the Sunflower scheme, designed to enable people with non-visible disabilities to discreetly let others know that they might require a little more time, support or assistance when travelling.
An estimated 300 lifts and escalators are expected to be required across the four new HS2 stations in order to ensure an accessible travel experience.
The open letter from the UK Rail Minister to the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) addresses recent incidents at UK rail stations where individual passengers were apparently refused accessibility assistance.
Disabled passengers across Great Britain are set to benefit from accessibility improvements at 124 stations thanks to a £20 million government fund announced by the UK's Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps.
The 'it's everyone's journey' campaign will work to raise awareness for passengers with disabilities and encourage better accessibility on public transport.
The removal of its track crossing and installation of a new access ramp and staircase will improve safety and access for passengers using Littleport station.
Lack of accessibility causes poor experiences of train travel across the UK; with inadequate station infrastructure, difficulty finding a seat or the toilet, and lack of public understanding all cited as common problems.
The rail industry is invited to nominate stations across Britain that would benefit from improvements to accessibility.
The British railway regulatory authority has granted Stadler approval for the four-car bimodal FLIRT train for the use of Greater Anglia.
ScotRail has teamed up with InterpreterNow to introduce a new British Sign Language (BSL) app to Scotland’s Railway, a first for the UK rail industry.
The contract, which is thought to cost in excess of US$119 million, will see trains equipped with 240 seats and space for 225 standing passengers.