Vision UK response to the ORR Improving Assisted Travel – consultation on changes to guidance for train and station operators on Disabled People’s Protection Policy (DPPP)

18 January 2019
Source: Vision UK

This consultation sets out proposals to change the Disabled People’s Protection Policy (DPPP) Guidance for train and station operators on how to write their policies for helping disabled people to travel by rail. It is the culmination of the work undertaken so far to understand passengers’ experience of this service and to develop concrete proposals that are designed to bring

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Department for Transport: Next steps towards a fully inclusive transport network

25 July 2018
Source: Department for Transport

New strategy will improve accessibility across all types of travel for people with visible and less visible disabilities. New measures, backed by hundreds of million pounds, will help ensure all disabled people can travel confidently and easily. The Department for Transport has today (25 July 2018) set out its Inclusive Transport Strategy, which will improve accessibility across all types of

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Office of Rail and Road (ORR): Assisted travel advisory group created by rail regulator

30 April 2018
Source: The Office of Rail and Road (ORR)

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR), has today (30/04/18) announced it will create an advisory group to support work on potential updates to the guidance the rail industry uses to form accessibility policies. The move comes after ORR research in November 2017 showed that although there is high satisfaction among passengers receiving booked and unbooked travel assistance, there are

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