New ramp is a step up for Flimby rail passengers
Last updated at 12:20, Friday, 12 July 2013
Work has been completed to raise a section of Flimby railway station’s platform to help passengers get on and off trains.
It was installed by Network Rail after an eight-year campaign and finally came into use on the southbound platform on Wednesday afternoon.
County councillor Keith Little said the hump would allow easier access.
The hump has been created at the far end of the platform to line up with the last carriage of trains which have double doors for pram, wheelchair and mobility scooter access.
First published at 12:03, Friday, 12 July 2013
Published by http://www.timesandstar.co.uk
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Arenât these called Harrington Humps after the one installed at Harrington station??Great idea for wheelchair users, as long as they only have a one way ticket as they wont be able to get off ....................
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