Durham Train Station

Durham train station is a must know for any traveller. So both general information and accessibility information is hand in hand within this one paragraph. The station is situated upon a hill and there are many ways up to it. The long slope upwards from town and that leading from warden park provides an accessible route for those in a wheelchair. In addition, there are many ramps up to the station lifts. However, there steps up to the station lift.

Furthermore, the platform edge is marked out with a white line. Not to mention, the lifts have braille embellished buttons. Durham is unique in having two braille maps for those who need it. All doors are wide enough for a wheelchair to be used. The train station itself has two platforms both equipped with a costa coffee within the waiting room.

There is enough room in to manoeuvre a wheelchair around. Seats can be removed to leave room for those in wheelchair to sit at the table. In addition, platform one has a small outlet selling magazines, and, small snacks. The staff are friendly and courteous. Not to mention, one can book assistance through the passenger assistance app. This can be found on the app store.

Furthermore, train tickets can be purchased in numerous ways. Be it through online methods or in person. Not to mention, have a range of train taxies for everyone’s needs. There is a row of disabled parking right next to the accessible exit.

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