Guide dogs and trainers from the South African Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind went on a Gautrain bus and train recently. It was also an opportunity to familiarise the dogs with Gautrain’s facilities for visually and physically impaired passengers.
By working closely with the SA Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind, Gautrain supports an initiative to teach visually impaired people independence and mobility.
Gautrain made a coach available on the test track near Midrand where Guide-Dogs Association students could orientate themselves in…
Special care is taken for mobility, sight and hearing impaired passengers on the entire Gautrain system including stations, buses and trains.
Besides providing convenient access for wheelchairs, Gautrain will also ease travelling for passengers with walking difficulties, mothers with babies…