Between Istanbul and Ankara resumed rail service

Между Стамбулом и Анкарой возобновили железнодорожное сообщение

For the first time since March 28 – the time of the termination of interurban Railways in Turkey because of the epidemic coronavirus, was restored movement speed intercity train Istanbul-Ankara.

This was announced by transport Minister Adil Karaosmanoglu, informs correspondent of UKRINFORM.

“In case of detection of passengers with symptoms COVID-19 during the trip, they will be sent to detention facilities in trains and later placed under the care of doctors at the nearest station,” – said the Minister.

According to him, trains will run at half the bandwidth, but the cost of tickets will not increase. Before boarding the train passengers will be monitored for symptoms of the coronavirus.

The first train traveled from Istanbul to Ankara early on Thursday morning. Every day will be 18 flights between these cities. Take a train all students, except those older than 65 and younger than 20 years.

At the end of 28 may in Turkey to 33.6 conducted thousands of tests for the coronavirus, of which 1182 positive. 30 people were killed, 1 576 recovered. Day by day, the statistical indicators show an improvement of the situation in the country.