Category: Trains

Station accessibility across Britain mapped

This map takes step free access data for each of Great Britain’s 2,572 main-line railway stations as listed in Knowledgebase (the rail industry’s station information database) on 3rd February 2018. (There are actually 2,563 stations – the extra 9 in the database are bizarre anomalies such as including Elephant and Castle underground station.) There are…

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100% of Scotrail’s stations are accessible – official

Great news! It’s official! Scotrail’s assisted travel helpline told me so it must be true – All Scotrail’s stations are 100% accessible to all passengers, including wheelchair users! Here’s the transcript – Scotrail’s in bold, I’m not: All stations we deal with are all accessible for wheelchair users. All Scotrail stations? That’s impressive. Yes that…

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Rail station accessibility data

The Rail Delivery Group‘s database “Knowledgebase” contains (among other things) all the station information used e.g. on the National Rail enquiries website, including all the station accessibility information. This data is available to everybody, but in a format only programmers can use. So with help, I’ve converted the station accessibility data (and some other key…

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