Rail vehicle accessibility research: significant steps

Publisher:Department for Transport
Publication type:Research report
Published date: 16 November 2005
Modified date: 15 December 2005
Mode/topic:Rail, Access for disabled people


This page features three related documents produced as part of a research project into rail vehicle accessibility.

‘Significant Steps – technical analysis’ records the technical analysis undertaken in support of Section 7 of the Research Report.

‘Significant Steps – research’ provides background information to relevant research, details of the methodology followed, the results and their interpretation. It also provides a simple explanation of why there is a stepping distance and suggests measures that can be taken to reduce it.

‘Significant Steps – summary of research findings’ provides a summary of the research project and provides recommendations for improving accessibility.

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