Update on London Access

Three more London overground stations become step free

Station improvements to make three stations on one of London's main Olympic rail routes more accessible for the Olympics and Paralympic Games have been completed.

Camden Road and Gospel Oak stations now have two new lifts, to carry passengers between street level and the platforms. At Hackney Central, two new lifts have been installed from the existing footbridge.

All three projects have been funded by the Department for Transport's Access for All programme, which aims to make travelling by train easier for everyone, especially those with reduced mobility, those with young children or people with heavy luggage.

Dave Ward, Network Rail's route managing director, said: "'The improvements made at these three stations will make them accessible for all and is part of a wider programme to build a bigger, better railway. Thousands of spectators travelling on this line will reap the benefits of these improvements during the Games and for years to come."

More:

http://www.breakingtravelnews.com/news/article/three-more-london-overground-stations-become-step-free/

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