Most tram and rail systems (except metros) in Europe struggle to be
accessible because of the age and extent of the infrastructure. Buses are
the most accessible form of transit, although trams have managed to catch
up to some extent by the use of fold-out ramps on growing low-floor fleets,
same as the buses.
On Thursday, 2 September 2021 at 00:24:39 UTC+10 trams4me wrote:
> Continuing my journey.....
> I now board a route 6 tram and head for the Zoo. About halfway up the
> hill, route 5 trams terminate at Fluntern and loop around a COOP
> (Switzerland's 7-Eleven) before collecting passengers on the downhill
> sloping tram stop (interesting in the light of DDA compliance discussions
> here in AU):
> Finally we reach the summit and Zoo terminus of Route 6: I think this is
> one of my (no, actually it's probably the most) favourite photos of Trams
> in Zurich: the tram, autumn leaves and the snow-capped alps in the
> background: so many memories.......
> Gallery at https://tinyurl.com/trams4me