The train to Manchester goes twice an hour from her local station.
But Hannah never catches it.
She could get on it fairly easily.
But coming back would be impossible.
Because the only way across the tracks is via the stairs.
It’s sadly demoralizing as well.
Because as a wheelchair user, I mean I know I’ve got a disability,
but I want to think of myself as like any other person in society and want to be able to contribute to society just like everybody else can.
And things like this just make it harder, and really sort of do set you back.
This latest research highlights a depressing reality.
It finds that more than a thousand railway stations in the UK simply cannot be used by disabled passengers trying to travel independently.
The government recently made more money available to make the railways more accessible.
But there is so much work still to do and still so many lives limited for no better reason than not being able to get on or off a train.
My wheelchair space is taken out by I guess a trolley.
On board wheelchair users have been sharing their stories of taking second place to the coffee trolley or an empty pram.
The rail operators say they’re working hard to make life easier for disabled passengers.
Campaigners say not hard enough.
There isn’t even a clearly understood criteria for which stations are in fact step free and which aren’t, so that disabled passengers aren’t able to find out.
There is funding available from the government for railway companies to make these adjustments, and it’s not being taken out.
People have been travelling by train in this country for 200 years.
But for some the only destinations are still too often disappointment and humiliation.
Change is running very late.