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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-20831: Mike Rumbles (North East Scotland)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 8 January 2019

To ask the Scottish Government what toilet facilities will be available for disabled passengers using overnight cabins on the new stock for the Caledonian Sleeper, and how will these facilities compare to those available for non-disabled passengers.

Answered by: Michael Matheson 17 January 2019

Each new sleeper train will contain at least one Accessible Coach containing two accessible controlled emission toilets compliant with the EU's Persons of Reduced Mobility-Technical Specifications for Interoperability (PRM-TSI). Other sleeper coaches will contain standard toilets for use by other guests. Each new sleeper train will contain a seated coach containing an accessible controlled emission toilet compliant with PRM-TSI.