Category: Rail


Railway stations ‘mapped’ for visually impaired passengers

Sussex are taking accessibility to the next level for some of their railway stations. The improvements implemented to make the stations more accessible to blind and visually impaired travelers include some great looking tactile maps manufactured by the Royal National Institute of Blind People, higher contrast markings on stairs andRead More …


2020, what an interesting year.

As 2020 comes to a close, I’d like to take a moment to reflect on the year that was. Things started out normal enough for me. I was only a couple of months into the highest-profile photography show to date when things got weird.  Photography In January 2020, I openedRead More …


Starting to open back up.

Fauna being safe

This has been a trying couple of months for the travel industry. I had three trips cancelled due to the pandemic, I currently have more travel booked and I fear that it will also be cancelled. I am a mature adult and realize that this shutdown is not all aboutRead More …


Traveling vis train with a guide dog

Taking short trips with a guide dog are generally painless affairs, but recently I thought my guide Fauna would be up to the challenge of a week long trip to California. We started with a 33 hour train ride from Denver on the California Zephyr and ended up with aRead More …


Riding the rails with a guide dog

New article with a ton of great tips and tricks for riding Amtrak long distance with a guide dog. Fauna and I had a great time traveling to California from Denver riding Amtrak’s California Zephyr for 33 hours. https://www.blindtravels.com/riding-amtrak-long-distance-with-a-guide-dog/


Guide dog helps visually impaired man navigate Spring Festival rush

Little Q, a golden retriever in a red vest, embarked on a 1,300-kilometer journey with his master during the Spring Festival travel rush.“Little Q is my eyes, and I can rest assured with him,” said Su Bo, the dog’s owner, who is visually impaired. http://www.ecns.cn/news/2019-01-31/detail-ifzeerre7964768.shtml


Carriers who go the extra mile for ADA customers part 2

Note: I am not affiliated with Amtrak nor is this an advertisement for Amtrak. I am sharing my good experience with the company. Earlier this week, I talked about carriers who provide additional ADA support for their customers. I have had great experiences with other carriers and their ADA support,Read More …


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