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Transport for disabled people

Information about transport for disabled people.

Travelling by train

Special assistance is available for disabled or mobility-impaired people travelling by train.

If you need special assistance, contact the appropriate train operating company, giving them 24 hours' notice of your journey.

They will then arrange help for you at each stage of your journey, and reserve a seat for you, if reservations are available. 

  • East Midlands Trains telephone: 08457 125 678 option 3 (8am to 10pm) 
  • Northern Trains telephone: 0845 000 125
  • Cross Country Trains telephone: 08447 369123 

Disabled people can take advantage of Railcards which give discounts on train fares - further advice and information is available from National Rail.

You may also be interested in reading our school transport, adults with disabilities and children with disabilities pages.