To: Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport

Let's have lifts at Stroud station

Let's have lifts at Stroud station

Install lifts and ensure there is step-free access between the platforms for disabled people, the elderly, those with mobility issues, heavy luggage or pushchairs.

Why is this important?

£300m of funding has been ear-marked by the Department for Transport to improve access at railway stations. Stroud station should have funding to be inclusive and allow everyone the choice to use rail transport and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

At the moment, the alternative route for wheelchair users or those who cannot manage the steps is a difficult route without dropped kerbs, over rough surfaces and with gradients that would be impossible for those not in a motorised wheelchair.


Reasons for signing

  • I am OAP travelling alone who uses the train to get to airports and it is very difficult to lift my case up and down the steps.
  • Those wretched stairs!
  • I had to carry a pushchair up the stairs while holding on to two toddlers, very unsafe!!!

Updates

2018-09-28 22:18:08 +0100

1,000 signatures reached

2018-09-21 15:14:30 +0100

500 signatures reached

2018-09-20 15:13:45 +0100

100 signatures reached

2018-09-19 13:51:02 +0100

50 signatures reached

2018-09-18 19:36:05 +0100

25 signatures reached

2018-09-18 17:27:54 +0100

10 signatures reached