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UK running 200 years behind on rail accessibility

Nearly 80% of stations across the UK are not accessible to deaf, disabled and older people, say 55 campaigners, even though the government’s figures show a threefold return on such investment: www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/oct/09/uk-running-200-years-behind-on-rail-accessibility

 

BBC News - The guide dog that spies on people who ignore its owner. Article also reports on the discrimination and prejudice blind people experience when using public transport.