Project to improve accessibility at Nottingham railway station

Published on : Friday, November 30, 2018

The major project will see all of the lifts at the station replaced with newer and more modern ones. Once complete, customers at the station will benefit from more reliable lifts and better access through the station.


Whilst the work is taking place, all of the lifts will be temporarily replaced by new stairlifts providing access to each platform. There will be no lift access between the concourse and platforms and instead, extra workers will be on hand to help customers use the alternative stairlifts, which will be located on each platform.


Additional signs and directions will also be provided in the station, online and in neighbouring stations to inform customers and explain their alternative options.


The lift to Platform 7, which was severely damaged by the fire in the station earlier this year, is expected to be back in use from mid January. Remaining lifts will be back in operation by the end of April 2019.


Customers who will be travelling during this time and need assistance are urged to plan ahead and book assistance for their journey, especially those that are travelling over the Christmas period.


Rob McIntosh, Route Managing Director for Network Rail, said: “We are committed to improving accessibility at railway stations and we are looking forward to station users reaping the benefit once this upgrade is completed.


“There’s never an ideal time to carry out this type of upgrade and we do appreciate the impact that this will have and we have worked closely with East Midlands Trains to keep disruption to a minimum.


“Once this vital project is completed, station users will benefit from a more modern and reliable railway with improved accessibility which will make sure we can continue to meet the needs of the communities and economies which our railway serves.”


Dan Robson, Area Manager for Nottinghamshire, East Midlands Trains said: “The lifts need to be refurbished so that we can create a more reliable route to the platforms for those who need it, creating a more modern and reliable railway which meets the needs of all passengers at the station. I think this was just our quote from the Bedford press release? Perhaps we could focus more on the work we are doing and you could focus on info for passengers?


“We will be providing extra staff to support any passengers with luggage and pushchairs across the station and that the maintenance works do not provide too much inconvenience to our passengers.


Source:-Network Rail

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