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Manchester Train Guard Won’t Put Ramp Out For Disabled Man (Video)

MR Qamar Khaliq is in a wheelchair at Manchester Piccadilly asking a guard to pull the ramp down so he can board a train to Guide Bridge in Audenshaw. The journey takes 10 minutes. But because the guard would not help it took him two hours. Mr Khaliq has spinal muscular atrophy.

Mr Khaliq then filmed the guard. He is entitled to do this. But the guard says he can’t. The guard seems to be more interested in his image rights than the job he is being asked to do. The guard seems more au fait with the law than he does with the needs of passenger.

Northern Rail has apologised and says it will investigate. And thanks to Mr Khaliq they now have video footage to go with the undoubted CCTV footage they take of you – without your express permission.

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Posted: 25th, August 2010 | In: Reviews | Comments (11)