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Railway Stations: Access

Department for Transport written question – answered on 31st October 2019.

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Photo of Afzal Khan Afzal Khan Shadow Minister (Home Office) (Immigration)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many of the successful nominations to the 2018 Access for All programme had not undertaken an Option Selection Assessment (GRIP 2-3).

Photo of Nusrat Ghani Nusrat Ghani Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport), Government Whip

More than half of the new stations selected were at GRIP 2 or higher. However, this was only one of many factors that were considered. Other factors considered included annual footfall, the incidence of disability in the area, the availability of third party funding for the project, and local factors such as proximity to a hospital.

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