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Tram accessibility for wheelchair

Kuala Lumpur...
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192 posts
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Tram accessibility for wheelchair

We are traveling to Hakodate with our kid on wheelchair. Aware that the best way to get around the city is by its Shiden, as it connects to most of the spots. But wonder is shiden accessible to people with disabilities? If not, are there any recommended mode of transport?

Thank you.

Sapporo, Japan
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355 reviews
1. Re: Tram accessibility for wheelchair

Hakodate Streetcar seems to be not friendly with wheelchair.

Consider to take a loop bus"Motomachi bayarea Shu-yu-go".

https:/…hakodatebus.shtml

Sapporo, Japan
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192 posts
36 reviews
2. Re: Tram accessibility for wheelchair

Hakodate Tram uses mostly old-fashioned tramcars which has deep steps to climb. There's a few barrier-free new trams are running though, I couldn't find any schedule.

hakodate.travel/en/…tram

http://kurumaisyu.exblog.jp/11801678/

This website give you some information on wheelchair travel in downtown Hakodate. There seems more bus services accommodated for wheelchair travellers than tram.

3. Re: Tram accessibility for wheelchair

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