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Improving access at Bugle

Helping wheelchair and pram users to make the most of Bugle station

Atlantic Coast Line
2011
Partners
Friends of the Atlantic Coast Line
Awards
3rd, Innovative Projects at Small Stations
Community Rail Awards 2013
Bugle-footpath-opening-1-Dec-11

Wheelchair and pram users now have much improved access to Bugle station thanks to a new path created with the help of the Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership.

With access previously only possible via steep steps from the road bridge, a volunteer from the Friends of the Atlantic Coast Line was keen for something to be done.

The Partnership sourced the £10,000 needed to build a new level access which included a grant from the Designated Community Rail Development Fund and a bequest from the late John Hobby.

The path at the Great Western Railway (GWR) station was constructed by Network Rail and Cornwall Council assisted with new signage to the station.