Accessible train and station design guide for disabled passengers: A code of practice
Sets the European and National minimum standards to be followed by train and station operators to ensure facilities are accessible and to make travelling easier for people with disabilities. Sections covered include: staff training, information and pre-travel information, station location, car parking, set-down and pick-up points, unobstructed progress, doors, lighting, floors, furniture, walls and transparent obstacles, signs, announcements, help points, ticket sales points, seating, toilets, crossing the track including subways, lifts, ramps, steps and stairs, platform lifts for boarding trains, escalators, platforms, waiting rooms and shelters, substitute transport, connecting transport.
Replaces: Train and station services for disabled passengers: A code of practice (Strategic Rail Authority, 2002) which was widely referred to as the Blue Book. Version 01: Valid from 01 July 2008. Superseded by Version 02, dated September 2010.
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