accessibility

DSC 0107fi 460x270 - New lifts at Finsbury Park tube

Finsbury Park has lifts to the tube once again after a century. The station’s last lifts were taken out of use in 1921 and there were once eight! For almost 100 years there’s been none. The bottom landing stages of the old lifts can still be seen to this day.Read More →

DSC 0829fi 460x270 - Waterloo-Bank tube fully accessible?

The recent opening (or re-opening if you prefer) of the Waterloo International station has posed some interesting questions in terms of accessibility. As some will know the former Eurostar terminal reopened on 10th December on a part time basis. It wont be in full use until the next timetable changeRead More →

DSC 0549fi 460x270 - TfL messes up its disability access advice!

Currently TfL is undertaking repair work to the lifts at Green Park. One downside of this is TfL is advising disabled people to take a lengthy route to avoid the lift works here. The detour can amount to at least forty five minutes or more. Fair enough! There’s a longRead More →

DSC 0760fi 460x270 - The Elizabeth Line's accessibility shambles!

Many people have been giving Crossrail, aka the Elizabeth Line, huge plaudits for its accessibility. But according to a recent report which has been drawn up by RAIL, it isn’t exactly a standard that complies with the national requirements. The Elizabeth Line has wonderful new trains and platforms but consistencyRead More →

DSC 0570fi 460x270 - Buckhurst Hill station - accessible or not?

One of London’s latest tube stations to be touted as accessible! Its the 74th to be made such on the London Underground network. But is it really accessible? That’s a very good question…. I watched Geofftech’s new video on tube accessible stations where he introduced Buckhurst Hill as the 74thRead More →