After an extremely quiet summer and numerous step-free access delays across London, Victoria Station has broken the trend as three lifts started service on Friday. Although the project itself is delayed and still yet to be fully completed, it marks a significant improvement in accessibility. Other schemes expected this summer, such as Bank and TfL Rail, have unfortunately encountered even more delays, such that it is also time to update their completion dates. Finally, TfL’s close partnership with local housing development has progressed step-free access plans at two important Underground stations, Walthamstow Central and Notting Hill Gate.
Welcome back to the 6th part of my Future Step-Free Stations series. If you are new, you can click here to read the series intro and find links to earlier posts.
|Victoria||District, Circle||Mid 2018|
|South Kensington||District, Circle||2022|
|Finsbury Park||Victoria, Piccadilly, Thameslink||2019|
|Bank||W&C, Northern||Mid 2018, 2020|