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Trains: Children

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 12289, tabled on 4 February 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of space for pushchairs on trains.

Answered on

10 February 2020

There are mandatory standards for rail vehicle accessibility. The standards include the provision of wheelchair spaces on trains as well as making travel easier for those travelling with prams/pushchairs and small children. Except where a dispensation exists, all rail vehicles, including trams, must meet the accessibility standards and my Department is closely monitoring the rail industry’s progress towards meeting them.

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