Penrith station
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Cumbria station woes for disabled passengers

A Cumbrian MP has called for urgent action to make railway stations fully accessible to disabled people.

Penrith has no lifts and the northbound platform can only be reached by steep stone stairs.

Disabled travellers using five other stations in Cumbria face similar problems and Rory Stewart wants funding for them to be upgraded.

  • 22 Nov 2013