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Russia has completely suspended the train connection with China

Russia has completely suspended the train connection with China
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Russian Railways temporarily suspended all passenger trains and direct wagons to and from China. Measures were taken due to an outbreak of coronavirus in China.

According to Russian Railways, the train Beijing - Moscow, Chita - Zabaykalsk - Beijing, direct cars Moscow - Beijing will stop traveling on the route from February 3. The message was interrupted on the recommendation of the chief state sanitary inspector for railway transport to prevent the penetration of a new coronavirus infection into Russia.

Earlier, the Suifenhe-Grodekovo train and the non-stop group of wagons formed by the Chita-Manchuria train were suspended. Restrictions will apply until the situation associated with the spread of coronavirus improves. 

From February 1, Russia also suspended regular passenger flights to and from China. The exceptions are flights from Moscow to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hong Kong and vice versa.

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