Friday, October 27, 2006

Toward better railway accessibility in India

Efforts to improve access to rail lines in India seem to be on the move.
Sounds like you might have a a hard time getting around on the Mumbai transit system if you visit there and use a wheelchair or have other factors that affect your mobility. But Neenu Kewlani is fighting for improvements.
And this from The Hindu: "To ensure a barrier-free environment for disabled persons travelling in trains, the Madras High Court has issued a set of guidelines for the Railways in general, and the Central and Egmore railway stations of Chennai in particular." (Photo of railroad station in Keral, India by Kumar via morgueFile.com)