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Universal Design

Elevators and escalators have been installed to make access from ground level entrances to platforms and station passages smooth and easy. Tactile pavings for visually-impaired people, Braille information boards, and multi-functional toilets are also available to make our facilities safe and comfortable for all passengers.

Elevators

エレベーター

Elevators take you from the ground level to the ticket gate floor and then to platforms.
There are two elevators linking the ground level and ticket gate floor, on the right and left sides of the station building, at Shiodome, Telecom Center, Ariake-tennis-no-mori, Shijo-mae, and Shin-toyosu. Some stations have one elevator on one side, or are lined with adjacent facilities offering elevator connection.
You can find a so-called ‘walk-through’ elevator to go to platforms at Ariake-tennis-no-mori, Shijo-mae, Shin-toyosu, and Toyosu. This type of elevator has openings on two opposite sides and you do not have change the direction of your body to get off.

Escalators

Escalators

There is an escalator connection from the ground level to platforms.
All the stations have an escalator connection from the ticket gate floor to platforms.

Stairs

Stairs

Each stair has a dark-colored stripe to make climbing up and down safer and easier.

Toilets

Toilets

The wash basins are of two different heights and each toilet is equipped with hand rails at Ariake-tennis-no-mori, Shijo-mae, Shin-toyosu, and Toyosu stations.
Women’s toilets are equipped with a large baby changing table. A baby chair is available in a western-style toilet stall at both men’s and women’s.

Multi-functional Toilets

Multi-functional Toilets

There are multi-functional toilets equipped with hand rails, baby changing table, wash basins with large mirrors and simple ostomy equipment at Ariake-tennis-no-mori, Shijo-mae, Shin-toyosu, and Toyosu stations.In the other stations, baby chairs and simple ostomy equipment are available in the toilets. An elevator connection takes you to the toilets from the ticket gate floor.

Information Guide

Information Guide

Signs on your way to the platform are displayed in blue and green, and those on your way to the exit in orange and yellow.

Each platform has passenger information displays that show the location and arrival time of incoming trains.

Information displays are located in the middle part of each train carriage, showing the next station and the side of doors opening.

Platform Screen Doors

Platform Screen Doors

Each station is installed with platform screen doors to enhance safety and prevent passengers from falling off or being hit by a train.

Ticket Machine / Fare Adjustment Machine

Ticket Machine / Fare Adjustment Machine

Ticket and fare adjustment machines are well designed in their lower part to allow wheelchair access.
Braille fare tables are available.

Automatic Ticket Gate

Automatic Ticket Gate

Each station has a ‘wide ticket gate’ for passengers with disabilities or large luggage.

Gap Between Platform and Train

Gap Between Platform and Train

The gap between platform and trains is only 6cm at Ariake-tennis-no-mori, Shijo-mae, Shin-toyosu, and Toyosu stations, allowing smooth passage.
The other stations are equipped with ramps at the platform doors to minimize the gap.  

Wheelchair Space

Wheelchair Space

There is a wheelchair space in the train.
The wheelchair sign is displayed on the platform floor where the carriage with wheelchair space will stop.

See the chart below for the layout of priority seats and wheelchair space.

Wheelchair Space

Tactile Paving

Tactile Paving

Each station has yellow tactile pavings.
Stairs are marked with Braille signs on the handrails at their beginning and ending.

Tactile Map

Tactile Map

Tactile station maps are available at the street-level entrance and near the ticket gate.
There is also a tactile map available showing the layout of toilets.
Each tactile map is reached by way of tactile pavings.

Audio Guide

Audio Guide

Audio guide is provided at the ground-level staircase, ticket gates, station map, toilet map, fare adjustment machine, and the platform end of staircase.