Russian Railways trains are becoming barrier-free for all passengers
Russian Railway employees now help passengers with limited mobility to get on and off trains. The service is provided 24/7 on seven station of the railroad: Krasnoyarsk, Achinsk, Botogol, Mariinsk, Zaozernaya, Kansk and Abakan. Passengers can just call and order not only this service but also assistance for such people at the train stations and along the route. Press Service of the Russian Railways has informed that creation of barrier-free zone for clients with limited mobility is one of the main concerns now. According to the new rules every passenger in a wheelchair is accompanied by a free attendant. Wheelchairs at train stations are also provided for transportation this category of passengers. The service works perfectly well as staff members receive the information about passengers travelling in wheelchairs in advance in fact as soon as a ticket for this person is issued.