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The Motability Scheme’s top tips for using public transport with a wheelchair or scooter

More people are getting out and about and for many this means using public transport. Here, we outline how to prepare if you’re planning to take your powered wheelchair or scooter on public transport. Please check local restrictions before travelling.

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South Western Railway launches 10 minutes’ notice assistance scheme

Disabled or elderly passengers who need assistance to board trains will be able to turn up and travel rather than book six hours ahead, under a scheme launched by South Western Railway. Read this article to find out more.


Tens of thousands of rail staff to be trained to help disabled passengers

Huge numbers of railway staff are being trained to help disabled passengers this year. This article from PA Motoring Service has more details.


Campaign launched to improve disabled passengers’ journeys

The Government has launched a new campaign to help improve the journeys of disabled people on public transport. Read on for more.


Helen Dolphin’s guide to rail travel during Coronavirus

With restrictions being eased, people are getting out and about more and for many this means travelling by rail. Here, Helen Dolphin details what to expect as a disabled passenger if you need to get the train.

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Getting around with a hidden disability

Hidden disabilities such as cognitive conditions can also seriously affect movement. Find out how the Motability Scheme can help you.

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