Accessibility feature on National rail website

Chris Hogan made this Freedom of Information request to Department for Transport

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Dear Department for Transport,

Yesterday in response to written question 204378 from the M.P. for Stroud, the Rail Minister replied:
"This is in addition to access improvements delivered as part of other major projects, such as the 40 Crossrail stations which will be made accessible, and by the industry itself, which must meet current accessibility standards whenever it installs, replace or renews station infrastructure. Details of all of this work is held by the individual organisations and the details of the accessibility features available at all UK stations (sic) are published on the National Rail Enquiries website." (Presumably he actually means GB stations)

In earlier correspondence I have had with the Station Operator at West Drayton, TfL has written to me that there is no obligation to keep the accessibility information reasonably up-to-date (that at West Drayton is at least two years out-of-date and is useless to passenger with mobility problems as a guide to access).

Please provide the document upon which the Minister is relying for his response to question 204378.

Thank you.

Yours faithfully,

Chris Hogan

Department for Transport

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Ryan Dubbey, Department for Transport

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Dear Mr Hogan,

 

Please see attached the Department’s response to your FOI request dated 8
January.

 

Kind regards,

 

Ryan Dubbey

 

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