Northern Line extension criticised over lack of accessibility for wheelchair users

The two new Tube stations on the £1.1 billion Northern Line extension have been described as a “missed opportunity” to offer fully accessible transport after a wheelchair user described difficulties getting around. The new stations at Nine Elms and Battersea Power Station opened last week to a “party atmosphere” as enthusiasts gathered ahead of the first departure at 5am, with more than 20,000 journeys made on the first day.

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