St. Petersburg authorities have commented on the possibility of complete closure of the subway

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the Government of St. Petersburg commented on the possibility of closing all of the city’s subway stations. They reported that the transport system must continue to serve passengers working in the output week.

According to the Chairman municipal Committee on transport Alexander Golovin, the city authorities do not consider the possibility of closing the subway.

“the Metropolitan’s main strategic artery of the city, it cannot be closed. Have to think about the people who are on the front line of defense against novel coronavirus infection: medical, social workers, law enforcement officers and others,” – said Golovin.

Earlier, the authorities of St.-Petersburg has accepted the decision about closing the input and output of nine of the metro stations. In addition, eight stops were planned to limit the entrance and exit one entrance hall.

Also became aware of a full closure of the metro station “Novorostovskaya”. Thus in a press-service of the subway noted that the stop is not popular with passengers.

it was Reported that from 1 to 5 April, all metro stations in the city will be closed for entrance at 22:00. Ground movement was planned to cease prior to 23:00.

in addition, from March 28 to April 5 have been cancelled all privileges to travel in any public transport of the city.

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