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London Waterloo station.

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I need to travel from south east London to Farnham in Surrey. I don't drive. In the past I have gone by train via Waterloo East and London Waterloo main. However, I am now in my eighties and walking has become very difficult. I can no longer manage the transition from Waterloo East to the main concourse at Waterloo main. It involves a steep ramp and then a long walk-through. I would be travelling alone. Does anybody have any suggestions, please?

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Hi Nees, and welcome to this forum.

If you don't get a reply here, you might try posting on the London forum https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/ShowForum-g186338-i17-London_England.html

Good luck, I can sympathise with the challenge you face, rail stations can be a problem when you're disabled. My wife helps me, but I'd find rail travel very difficult on my own.

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Aaah. Thank you. I have now copied my question on to the London forum too.

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All stations have special assistance for disabled/elderly passengers. Their details will be on their website. They are normally helpful, so give them a ring.

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Thank you very much for that information.

However, added to my mobility problems, I am also deaf so can't use a phone. It would be nice if there was a help email address but I can understand that it would probably get inundated.

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https://www.networkrail.co.uk/communities/passengers/our-stations/london-waterloo/

I don’t know if this will help you.

I have always had assistance by asking at the time I need it and found station staff to be helpful.

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Ahhh. Thank you very much. That will be so helpful.

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