Hearing Link

Get onboard with new initiative

The views of train passengers with hearing loss are being sought to help the development of a new app commissioned by the Department of Transport. We know that travelling by train with any level of hearing loss can be a challenging experience. The new app aims to deliver real-time onboard announcements directly to the passenger’s […]

London Tube travel could be damaging passenger hearing

Woman holding her hands to her ears due to tinnitus (Courtesy of Auris Medical)The BBC is reporting that travelling regularly via London Underground may be damaging to your hearing. Parts of the underground are said to be so loud that they are equivalent to “being at a rock concert”. Certain sections of journeys reached as loud as 109 decibels; louder than a helicopter take off close by. The […]

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