Research and analysis

Heavy rail fleet accessibility compliance: Porterbrook Class 319

Clause-by-clause assessment of Porterbrook's Class 319 units' compliance with accessibility standards.

Documents

Porterbrook Class 319 compliance assessment 28 April 2009 (updated 2015)

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Porterbrook Class 319 dispensation 11 May 2015

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Details

All passenger rail vehicles must be accessible by 1 January 2020. The Department for Transport has identified heavy rail fleets which need to be made more accessible to allow the use of the units beyond the legal deadline.

Details of the level of accessibility expected on this fleet by 2020. This follows assessment of a unit, and consultation with the Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee (DPTAC). It may also include any dispensations that have been granted in relation to this fleet.

Published 8 December 2011
Last updated 11 May 2015 + show all updates
  1. Updated and new documents to reflect progress made in making these trains accessible by 1 January 2020.
  2. First published.