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Strategy aims to help disabled people use public transport

Accessibility

by Mark Moran
10 August 2021
Network Rail will work with the DfT to make station platforms more accessible for disabled people
Network Rail will work with the DfT to make station platforms more accessible for disabled people

 

Disabled passengers will have better access to public transport and a bigger say in how they travel under a strategy designed to boost inclusivity across the network. The DfT has unveiled a range of initiatives to remove barriers and improve confidence for disabled people as they return to trains, buses and taxis after the pandemic.

The announcement was part of the National Disability Strategy, launched on 28 July, which is a collective cross-government effort to transform disabled...

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