Train passengers at Tring station and 25 others across the country are to get a share of £60 million in Government funding to improve accessibility for wheelchair users, people with pushchairs and those carrying heavy luggage. Each of the stations will get an accessible route into the station and between each platform, such as via lifts as part of the Government’s Access for All Programme.

The Government announced in its National Infrastructure Plan earlier this month that it will increase the funding for Access for All by £60 million. The successful stations were nominated by the rail industry last year and selected for funding according to passenger numbers, the needs of the local area, and proximity to facilities such as hospitals or schools for disabled children.