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Disabled passengers champion unveiled

13 March 2018

Many rail businesses are missing out on a customer base worth almost £250 million by not catering for disabled passengers’ needs.

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That is the message from the Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work, Sarah Newton who has appointment Stephen Brookes MBE to champion the cause of the more than 13 million disabled people in the country.

Stephen, a member of Rail Delivery Group’s governance group and non-executive director of Blackpool Transport, will use his influence in the industry to promote the benefits of being inclusive to disabled passengers.

Stephen also one of our ambassdors and runs the Disability Hate Crime Network and is a key contributor to our reporting hate crime resources