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Face coverings are now compulsory on public transport and in indoor spaces at stations, but some people are exempt from wearing them. People who do not need to wear a face covering include:
Read the full government advice about exemptions from wearing a face covering.
The physical and mental conditions or disabilities that prevent people wearing a face covering aren’t always visible. Both Great Western Railway and South Western Railway support the sunflower lanyard scheme.
Wearing the lanyard (pictured above) is a way for people to show that they have a hidden condition. The lanyards are optional and not everyone who is exempt will be wearing one. Find out more including how to get a lanyard for you or someone you know.