Rail minister pledges no repeat of Paralympian's train experience

Rail minister pledges no repeat of Paralympian's train experience

Government to meet CrossCountry trains after Anne Wafula Strike had to wet herself as there was no accessible toilet available

A government minister has pledged that no other disabled traveller should go through what wheelchair user Anne Wafula Strike experienced when she was forced to wet herself on a train because there was no working accessible toilet.

The rail minister, Paul Maynard, told Wafula Strike through her MP, Robert Halfon, that government officials are meeting with CrossCountry, the rail company involved. They want to ensure that measures are in place to prevent anyone else having a similar experience to the Paralympian’s.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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