Latest news:
Regular news: Issue 601 20 Jul 2012

Better wheelchair Tube access mooted

Transport for London is investigating the viability of retractable platforms that would provide wheelchair users with easier access to the Tube as part of its Deep Tube programme. The equipment, which is already being used in cities such as New York and Hong Kong, would help disabled passengers board Tube trains more easily, particularly on curved platforms where it is difficult for wheelchairs to board trains because of the large gap between the carriage and the platform edge. The technology...

Add a comment

Join Local Transport Today subscribers and read this article in full...

Local Transport Today

1 Year

2 Year

Save 10%

3 Year

Save 15%







+£4 VAT

+£7.20 VAT

+£10.20 VAT

Local Transport Today is dedicated to providing you with
detailed knowledge: essential to informed transport planning and project delivery.
All annual subscriptions include a 1 user licence for TransportXtra
Local Transport Today



TransportXtra only

An online-only subscription to TransportXtra  works out at less than £7.50 per month for all the latest issues and transport intelligence.
Subscribe or view multi-user packages.

 £90 + VAT

Not ready to subscribe? Take a 2 week free trial