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Ship "MS Weltenburg"

Passenger shipping in the Donau and Altmühlthal

Information on accessibility

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Some information on accessibility are listed below. Detailed information can be found in the test report.

  • There is a public car park at the Kelheim pier. There are six marked parking spaces for people with disabilities (parking space size: 280 cm x 445 cm). The pier is 63 m away.
  • There is no general car park at the Weltenburg pier.
  • The car park and the outdoor paths are easy to walk and drive on due to their surface qualities.
  • The ticket counter "Kelheim" is 160 cm high. The ticket office "Weltenburg" is 150 cm high. There are no alternative communication possibilities while sitting.
  • Seats are available at the Kelheim piers 1 and 2 and at the Weltenburg pier.
  • Access to the "MS Weltenburg" is via a 9 m long ramp (footbridge) with 22 % longitudinal inclination and a width of 103 cm (inclination depending on water level). Double-sided handrails are present.
  • There is a second 2 m long ramp with 27 % longitudinal inclination and without handrail at the door indoors. The max. usable running width is 86 cm.
  • The lower deck (entrance area) is steplessly accessible via ramps. The middle and upper deck can only be reached via steps.
  • Passages/doors are at least 90 cm wide (exceptions: passage on the upper deck outdoors and toilet door with 81 cm width).
  • There are thresholds up to 6.5 cm.
  • There are wheelchair accessible tables in the dining rooms on the lower deck, middle deck and upper deck. There are no wheelchair accessible tables in the outdoor areas.
  • Aids offered: defibrillator. Other aids can be provided upon request.

Public toilet

  • The toilet door can be opened with a Euro key.
  • There is no toilet designed for people with disabilities.
  • There is a public toilet which can be reached with max. one step and has a door width of 70 cm.

Some information on accessibility are listed below. Detailed information can be found in the test report.

  • Assistance dogs are allowed.
  • The entrance area to the ship is visually contrasted with the surroundings.
  • Glass doors are not marked with safety markings.
  • There are no obstacles, e.g. objects protruding into the path/room.
  • Passenger information is provided in legible font. There is no information in Braille or prismatic writing.
  • Paths are almost everywhere visually rich in contrast and marked with tactile markings. The walls can be used for orientation almost everywhere.
  • The evaluated areas usable by the guest are bright and glare-free.
  • Stairs usually do not have high-contrast step surfaces. Handrails are present almost everywhere.
  • The menu font is simple and visually rich in contrast, but not available in large print.
  • Aids offered: reading aids (reading glasses, magnifying glasses, etc.), defibrillator. Other aids can be provided on request

Some information on accessibility are listed below. Detailed information can be found in the test report.

  • There is no alarm.
  • There is no audio induction loop.
  • Written stop information is available at the landing stage.
  • Information is provided in written form.
  • In all dining rooms there are tables with bright and glare-free lighting, where there are no lamps that restrict the field of vision. Seating areas with low background noises are assigned by service staff on request.

Some information on accessibility are listed below. Detailed information can be found in the test report.

  • Name and logo of the passenger ship are clearly visible from the outside.
  • The destinations of the paths are usually within sight or there is an uninterrupted guidance system.
  • Information for orientation is provided in photorealistic representation.
  • There is no menu with pictures. The dishes are not presented visibly.
Certified in the period: March 2019 – February 2022

Address & contact

MS Weltenburg

Donaulände - Nähe Stadtknechtstr. 5
93305 Kelheim
Phone number: +49 9441 5858
Website: www.schifffahrt-kelheim.de

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