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EXCLUSIVE: Granada Reports investigation reveals more than half of Greater Manchester railway stations have no access for people using wheelchairs

54 of 96 station in Greater Manchester have no wheelchair access Credit: ITV Granada

An investigation by Granada Reports has revealed the alarming number of railway stations with no access for people using wheelchairs.

Of the 96 stations in the whole of Greater Manchester, fewer than half have facilities allowing someone in a wheelchair to get to the platform.

Sadly this will be all too familiar to disabled people all over our region. The Mayor of Greater Manchester wants new powers from the Government to bring all stations in his area up to scratch.

Meanwhile travelling by train remains a daily struggle for many disabled people. Our Political Correspondent Daniel Hewit has this exclusive report.