On the right lines
January 11 2012

A visually impaired Egham man has been helping staff at railway stations understand the struggles faced by people with sight and mobility problems.

Jonathan Fisher is chairman of the Runnymede Access Liaison Group, an Egham-based committee of volunteers who meet regularly to report on how the quality of services to disabled people can be improved. Mr Fisher has spent time at Egham and Staines stations, giving guidance to staff. South West Trains now has five specially trained staff in the area and Staines has a new bridge and lifts.

Mr Fisher said: "Much has been achieved but there is still scope for more. We want to express our gratitude to South West Trains for meeting its responsibilities under law. When our railways were built in the 1840s there was no expectation of disabled

Mike Fuller
August 18 2011

Mike Fuller was presented with a shield of gratitude for his services to the disabled people of Runnymede. He is seen here after receiving it at the Manor Farm Day Centre, Egham by Jonathan Fisher, the current chairman of Runnymede Access Liaison Group in August 2011.

Runnymede Voice
August 10 2011

See page 19 for article about RALG.

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