Railways suspend passenger service with China

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Russia on the background of the situation with coronavirus suspends the movement of all passenger trains in China, the press service of Russian Railways. Trains will cease to go from 00:00 on 3 February.

Follow will not be train No. 3/4 Beijing – Moscow the formation of the Chinese Railways; train No. 320/20-19/319 Chita – Zabaikalsk – Beijing; the through carriages from Moscow to Beijing, travelling in trains No. 2/1, No. 320/319 and No. 20/19.

“Thus, the passenger rail service between the Russian Federation and China completely stopped”, – stated in the message.

Unused tickets, cancelled trains and direct carriages, decorated in the Russian sales points, passengers can return without deduction of charges and fees.

Previously, the government has included coronavirus in the list of dangerous diseases. The press attache of the Russian Embassy in China Georgy Egorov said that the Chinese province of Hubei because of an outbreak of coronavirus ready to leave 130 citizens of Russia. Just contacted 202 people.

to get people out of the infected plan China aircraft aerospace forces. On Board will be military doctors and specialists in the field of Virology with all the necessary medicines.

At the end of December 2019, for the first time became aware of cases of unknown pneumonia in China. Focus of infection called the city of Wuhan in China’s Hubei province.

the causative agent of the disease was 2019 coronavirus-nCoV. The who declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus emergency situation of international importance.

According to the latest data of February 2, the number of infected is 14.4 thousand people, killing 304 people. The greatest number of infected persons identified in Hubei.

Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova announced the government decision to close all flights of the airlines in China, except for flights to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hong Kong and back. Flights of Russian airlines in other cities of the PRC are translated on a regular basis Charter.

a New mode of air transport with China introduced from 1 February. The restrictions on air traffic between Russia and China and the evacuation of Russians from Wuhan will not affect the planned export of Russian citizens from the Chinese island of Hainan.

In Russia have revealed new cases of coronavirus

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