Disabled transport

Transport for London have announced plans to make public transport more accessible for disabled passengers.

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Steps to improve disabled access

Transport for London has announced a range of measures to help disabled passengers.

  • 28 Underground and Overground stations to be made step-free over the next 10 years. TfL expect the number of step-free Tube journeys will treble by 2021.
  • More National Rail stations will also be made step-free.
  • Manual ramps will be installed at more stations to allow passengers to board carriages.
  • Spending £18m to ensure 95% of bus stops are easily accessible for wheelchairs by the end of 2016.
  • Spending £50m to train bus drivers on assisting disabled passengers.
  • Improving signs, maps and the TfL website so disabled passengers can find routes they can use.

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