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  • Accessibility

    We're committed to making our website equally accessible to all users

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    Accessibility statement

    We have endeavoured to make our website compliant with website accessibility standards:


    • Page design is simple and easy to use
    • Consistent layout
    • Solid white background but not necessarily throughout
    • Width of window resizes


    • Text is formatted using a style sheet (CSS)
    • Font sizes are set using relative values, allowing users to choose larger text in their browser preferences
    • The font used, Arial, is common to all computers


    • Images include an alternative text description ("alt tag")
    • Image use kept to a minimum

    If you have any accessibility or technical enquiries about the Network Rail website please email 

    Using our website

    Our pages are optimised for 1024 x 768 pixel screeens and share a common structure:

    1. The top of the page has our main navigation links and search facility
    2. The middle of the page is contains the content unique to that page
    3. Any links to the right of the main page link to relevant documents and external pages
    4. At the bottom of the page is the footer with links to our contact us, site map, terms and conditions, privacy policy and accessibility pages

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