Campaigners in the East of England are fed up with the audio announcements being turned off on trains and are working hard to persuade rail operators to stop this happening. They’d like to encourage other passengers to raise this issue with their local operators.
Campaigners from Cumbria swapped places with drivers and managers at Stagecoach’s bus station in Carlisle as part of our Stop for me, Speak to me campaign on 21 October.
Campaigners from North London swapped places with drivers and managers at Metroline’s flagship bus garage in Cricklewood as part of our Stop for Me, Speak to Me campaign on 14 October.
East Midlands Trains are keen to improve their services for customers with sight loss. So much so that from 5 to 11 October, we held a fantastic week raising awareness of access to train travel with their staff at Leicester Station.
The Government is currently deciding who will run the rail service covering the East of England. It's essential that potential operators engage with rail users and stakeholders from across the region. We would like to share your experiences of current rail services, and what improvements you would like to see.