ADJUSTMENT OF RAILWAY TRAVEL TO THE HANDICAPPED

HANDIKAPPANPASSNING AV JAERNVAEGSRESOR

The aim of this study is to adjust the design of a railway coach to the needs of disabled persons. This report deals with solutions for entering and alighting together with adjustments of the interior of the coach. The problem of entering and alighting could be solved in the following ways; platform elevation, ramps or lifts. Of these alternatives the ramps are considered to be most inexpensive. Regarding the coach interior the seats and a cloakroom can be adjusted with a minimum of modifications.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

    Institutionen foer Transportteknik
    S-402 20 Gothenburg,   Sweden 
  • Authors:
    • Alemyr, M
    • Bojling, B
    • Nilsson, G
  • Publication Date: 1978

Language

  • Swedish

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References;
  • Pagination: 33 p.

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00183286
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 31 1978 12:00AM