Ukraine closes all railway stations from March 18

Ukraine closes all railway stations from March 18

JSC Ukrzaliznytsia will close all railway stations from 12:00 on March 18, the company’s press service reports on Facebook.

"From 12:00 on March 18, 2020, restrictions are imposed on visits to railway stations to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection. From tomorrow, all railway stations will be closed to visitors," the statement reads.

Only ticket refund offices will operate. Groups of no more than 10 people will be allowed to enter the station.

On March 16, the Cabinet of Ministers decided to restrict passenger traffic in Ukraine from March 18 to April 3 in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection. The resolution imposes a ban on rail, air as well as bus intercity and interregional passenger transport services, as well as the operation of subways.


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