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Outrage at rail firm’s plan for trains with NO wheelchair spaces

Union says TransPennine Express decision to bring in old trains temporarily is ‘disgraceful’11:40, 7 JUN 2018Updated17:24, 8 JUN 2018

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Mick Cash, general secretary of the RMT, said: « It is disgraceful that the government canada goose outlet in usa are giving TPE a free pass to rip up the anti discrimination legislation and to turn the clock back on the basic issue of disabled access to our railways. »

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canada goose outlet in new york « It is a measure of the crisis on Britain’s railways that rolling stock that went out of fashion while Slade were still in the charts is being wheeled out to try and plug gaps in services across the north. » canada goose outlet in new york

canada goose outlet 80 off Warrington Labour councillor Maureen McLaughlin tweeted: « So from July the Transpennine Express will be running some trains with no I repeat no wheelchair spaces. This is an utter disgrace and an insult to canada goose outlet black friday wheelchair users. » canada goose outlet 80 off

Mikee Pickles tweeted: « Disgusting as usual treated like 2nd class citizens. »

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buy canada goose uk It said: « We demand that TransPennine Express and First Group abandon this discriminatory and likely unlawful plan, and make the necessary arrangements to ensure that every train service it runs is accessible to disabled people. » buy canada goose uk

A spokesperson for TransPennine Express said: « Later on this year we are planning to canada goose outlet online operate two temporary trains along the route between Liverpool, Manchester Victoria, Leeds and Scarborough until canada goose outlet uk sale the end of the year.

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