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We are committed to working towards the provision of a more accessible rail network. We recognise wide range of disabilities, whether permanent or temporary, that can affect our passengers' ability to fully use the services we provide. We aim to ensure that as many passengers as possible benefit from increased accessibility, including older people, pregnant ladies, people carrying luggage and those with small children.

Find out more about accessible rail journeys with the Rail Adventures page of National Rail Enquiries.

Accessibility leaflets and information
Website accessibility statement
PDF Station Access Map (2MB)
PDF Southern DPPP policy (1.89MB)
PDF Making Rail Accessible brochure (3MB)
PDF Easy Read Access Guide (1.43MB)
PDF Communication Guide (555KB)
PDF Travel Support Card (96KB)
PDF Disabled Railcard Leaflet (1MB)
PDF Priority Seat Card Criteria (24KB)
PDF Priority Seat Card Application (28KB)
PDF Priority Seat Card Terms & Conditions (23KB)
PDF Priority Seat Card FAQs (27KB)

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For more information about travelling with Southern, from station accessibility to booking assistance at our stations, please call our friendly Assisted Travel team on the freephone number 0800 138 1016.

Accessible Brighton

Brighton is a great place to visit on the Southern network and is part of a VisitEngland (the national tourist board) campaign promoting accessible places to visit and stay.

The station is step free to all platforms, has audio and visual information about trains, has accessible toilets and facilities and has a friendly team providing assistance to and from trains and across the station.

The team at Visit Brighton say:
"Brighton & Hove is the UK's favourite seaside break with miles of vibrant beachfront and a cultural, cosmopolitan city to be explored. There is something for everyone, from retail therapy in the independent shops of the Lanes and the North Laine to stunning Regency architecture. There are restaurants serving cuisines from around the world and cultural venues and events inspiring visitors on a daily basis. As well as all this the city is home to the exotic Royal Pavilion and the iconic Brighton Pier.

Each year the destination attracts over 8 million visitors and we are committed to making our city accessible to all. The accessibility section of has lots of information that you can download, including factsheets and general information about access in the city. There is also a downloadable map showing the locations of the dropped kerbs in the city centre, and photo-routes showing step-free access to the main attractions and the accessible hotels in this guide.

Please contact our friendly and knowledgeable team for more help and advice on 01273 293077, and visit the Introduction to Accessibility in Brighton page of our website.

We look forward to welcoming you to Brighton & Hove!"

How can we improve?

If you have any comments regarding accessibility or have a suggestion for improvements, please contact us.  If you need to book assistance when travelling, please contact our Assisted Travel Team.