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03/03/2019

How accessible are Britain’s railway stations consultation?

A consultation on changes to the Disabled People’s Protection Policy (DPPP) Guidance for train and railway station operators has recently closed. The rail regulator, the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) will report back on the consultation in Spring 2019. ORR states that a DPPP, “sets out, amongst other things, the arrangements and assistance that an operator will provide to protect the interests of disabled people using its services and to facilitate such use.”

How accessible are Britain’s railway stations? by Noel Dempsey, from the House of Commons Library looks at how accessible Britain’s railway stations are for people with disabilities and what data is available via region.

Noel Dempsey is a Senior Library Clerk at the House of Commons Library, specialising in transport.