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Woman's anger at rail bosses as she's told she must get off her mobility scooter to get on trains Parents have to remove babies from prams and struggle to fold them away. Why is she any different? Danyele L Hidderley Never look down on anyone, unless you offer your hand of help.

Blazin Bren The problem with mobility scooters is that they have, compared to wheelchairs, such a large turning circle. Within the confinements of a train carriage they are extremely difficult to handle. If it is pre-booked, staff will be at hand to assist with loading it, but she would need to get onto the train herself. It's in the conditions of carriage and the staff haven't really done anything wrong here. Ottmar B Morett Hate these things. They do a great deed for mobility stranded people but they seem to think they can go on roads without a care in the world and drive as fast as they can in stores. I'm surprised I've not seen any with alloys yet and underbody lighting. Rules are there for safety. …

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