The Federal Council's decision affects the public TRANSPORT

The Federal Council has positioned far-reaching measures for public transport. The offer will continue to sustain. This, "in order to support the Functioning o

The Federal Council's decision affects the public TRANSPORT

The Federal Council has positioned far-reaching measures for public transport. The offer will continue to sustain. This, "in order to support the Functioning of the economy and society and to achieve a good distribution of the travellers in the transport," said a media release of the Federal government.

to do without the Federal Council calls on the population, tourism and leisure traffic to public transport. Otherwise it is not valid to travel If the shock times. Due to the flexibility of the employer: to allow, that their bodies may come sooner or later to work.

Over 65-Year-old should even bother to use the public transport. In addition, special attention will be paid to the applicable distance and hygiene rules to be complied with. In particular, if a person has symptoms such as dry cough and fever, which are typical for an infection with the Coronavirus.

Tourist lines set

The SBB informed, moreover, that purely tourist lines are set, in addition, extra trips, historical trips and any group travel. The rest of the offer in public transport will be maintained.

Where possible, all vehicle doors will automatically open so that the door opener must not be Hand-pressed, would be in the case of trains and buses at the stations, respectively, stop means on the part of the SBB. It is already known that in buses, not more at the front door entered can be. This is to protect the drivers. No tickets may be more in the vehicles solved.

The ticket checks in long-distance transport to reduce the transport companies, regional transport, the stitch controls are suspended. Long-distance trains will continue to be accompanied and the ticket obligation shall continue to apply. The dining car and the Service at the place is to be set. The international offer in the direction of Italy, was restricted. The SBB is expected but with further restrictions in total international long-distance passenger transport.

The freight transport is not affected by the measures and will get as usual. Passengers shall, prior to each trip the timetable on sbb.ch consult, there is currently informed of rides.

Created: 13.03.2020, at 19:29

Updated Date: 14 March 2020, 01:03

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