GB Paralympian from Shepreth helps train up Great Northern staff on how to help visually impaired train passengers through Team Insight business

Great Northern staff with Georgie Bullen.

Great Northern staff with Georgie Bullen. - Credit: Archant

A team building business set up by a Shepreth Paralympian has trained up Great Northern staff to teach them how to best help visually impaired people travelling on their service.

Team Insight, founded by Georgie Bullen – GB Goalball Paralympian – is used to develop trust among groups as they work together to tackle issues surrounding sight loss.

During the training, Great Northern’s employees tried on simulation spectacles and used a white cane.

The various exercises helped build stronger working relationships and participants gained valuable visual impairment awareness for which they were awarded a certificate – approved by the Royal National Institute of Blind People.

Georgie said: “This training has hopefully given the Great Northern team the confidence to put both them and the traveller at ease when assisting them.”