'As the train empties, I worry I'll be forgotten': UK disability facilities

'As the train empties, I worry I'll be forgotten': UK disability facilities

After Anne Wafula Strike was left humiliated after a three-hour train journey with no accessible toilet, we asked for your experiences of disabled access

An award-winning Paralympic athlete, Anne Wafula Strike, has spoken out about being forced to wet herself on a train without an accessible toilet. The athlete and disabilities campaigner was on a three-hour journey when the accessible toilet was out of order.

Despite feeling humiliated, Wafula Strike said she felt she had to speak out to expose some of the injustice faced by people living with disabilities. “People with disabilities don’t want perfection, we just want the basics and to have our independence. But lack of access and inclusive facilities make us feel as if we are an afterthought,” she said.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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