Letter: Disabled access can only properly happen if Chinley Station is moved

Regarding Chinley Station, disabled access could only be gained by one of three methods: a subway, lifts or a ramped footbridge.

Thursday, 10th June 2021, 4:40 pm

All are extremely expensive. Lifts are subject to damage and are often out of use and a ramped footbridge is a massive eyesore.

A practical alternative would be to move the station 100 yards east to be alongside Green Lane from which a simple ramp would access the new platform.

It may be slightly more expensive, but it is a permanent solution without creating the problems the other ideas cause and, if needed, passive provision could be incorporated for any future reopening of the Chinley to Matlock line.

"Move the station 100 yards east to be alongside Green Lane" writes a reader in regards to Chinley Station.

George Boyle

Furness Vale

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