NORTHWICH MP Mike Amesbury has raised the issue of disabled access to Northwich Railway Station during a transport debate in Parliament.

The Weaver Vale MP, Northwich town councillors and rail campaigners have been pushing for better access after the closure of a low level crossing in 2012 meant that anyone wishing to cross platforms had to use stairs.

This has resulted in people with pushchairs, wheelchairs or mobility issues having to stay on the train until Greenbank in order to cross platforms.

During a transport debate today (Thursday) Mike asked: “Can the minister ensure that the access for all project is delivered in Northwich station in

my constituency, which will allow people with mobility problems and disabilities?”

Responding, Nusrat Ghani (under secretary of state for transport), replied: “I can't provide that assurance right here and right now.

“There were 300 nominations and decisions will be made in April, I will make sure it is looked at as efficiently as it can be.”