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With a little planning and preparation, travelling by train is a realistic option for many disabled users.
Stations across South Durham and the Tees Valley are operated by a number of different companies. Find out what procedures and facilities are in place to help disabled customers before you travel.
When travelling by train, it may be advisable to book assistance before you travel. Station staff will then be available to help you on and off the train when necessary.
For more information about assisted travel and travelling with a disability and for useful contacts, please visit the specific companies pages in our area, including:
If you have a disability that makes travelling by train difficult, you may qualify for the Disabled Persons Railcard. The Disabled Persons Railcard allows you 1/3 off most rail fares throughout the UK.
For more information and costs please visit the Disabled Persons Railcard website [external link]
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