Action for Rail joined forces with Transport for All, the National Pensioners Convention and Disabled People Against Cuts last month to get the message over that cuts to staff on trains and stations would have a massive impact on disabled and older rail passengers.
We jointly produced a report What does the future of rail staffing mean for disabled and older passengers? looking at how government proposals for rail cost savings is putting up to 20,000 jobs at risk across the rail network and what this will mean for those passengers with mobility and access issues.
Then we rocked up at Westminster to put our concerns directly to the transport minister, Norman Baker MP:
After that, we made a stand outside Kings Cross station, handing out over 1,500 postcards to passengers in just over an hour!