Due to the strong earthquake rocked Hokkaido at 3h08 a.m on Thursday 9/6, lots of damages of both human and facilities can be seen. However, some areas in Furano are relatively blessed that residents are still safe and the power has been restored in early morning today!
Buses to Sapporo now are on operation but JR Hokkaido train services are suspended today!
Trains operations will restart in the following sections.（September 7.）
◯Stations between Sapporo and New Chitose Airport
2 trains per hour starting at 13:00
Operating Rapid Airport train only
◯Stations between Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto and Tokyo
Starting from: Tokyo 9:36 dep. Hayabusa No.11 (For Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto)
Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto 13:35 dep. Hayabusa No.28 (For Tokyo)
Planning of train operations are subject to change.
For other trains, there is no prospect for restarting operations yet.
On the first floor and third floor (Hostel Tomar) of Furano Concierge, the cell phone charging corners are available. Foods and drinks in some supermarket downtown Furano are still on sale (some convenient stores` products are out of stock).
Every one! Please take care of your safety!
Hope that another parts of Hokkaido will be recovered soon^^