Hua Lamphong prepare station has been quiet because the authorities referred to as on vacationers to keep away from journey so as to comprise the unfold of the coronavirus. (Picture from the State Railway of Thailand Fb account)
The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) is asking passengers in 5 provinces with excessive Covid an infection to current their ID playing cards and journey permits to buy tickets.
SRT Governor Niruj Maneepun mentioned on Thursday that the Middle for Covid-19 Scenario Administration had banned interprovincial journey to and from Samut Sakhon, Chon Buri, Rayong, Chanthaburi and Trat, which have been declared areas of most and strict management of Covid-19.
If folks from these locations have to journey outdoors of their province, they should have an ID card and journey allow, and supply the explanations for journey when touring. shopping for prepare tickets.
Mr Niruj mentioned the SRT additionally imposed stricter sanitary measures at 9 stations in Chon Buri – Phan Thong, Chon Buri, Bang Phra, Sri Racha junction, Bang Lamung, Pattaya, Ban Huai Khwang, Khao Chi Chan junction and Ban Phlu Ta Luang – whereas passengers touring between Bangkok and Phlu Ta Luang can even have to comply with the brand new journey guidelines.
The SRT has additionally arrange well being checkpoints for passengers as they enter stations, to make sure that masks are worn, fingers washed with disinfectants, and passenger identification. digitally recorded for tracing.
Passengers can even write their names in a ebook.
Rail workers should put on masks and gloves when promoting tickets, and ticket cubicles, chairs and handrails will likely be disinfected each two hours.
The SRT has introduced the cancellation of plenty of business rail providers in addition to some scenic routes till the top of February as a consequence of Covid-19.
Providers on 12 tourist-oriented strains, which usually function on weekends, and 30 commerce routes ceased final week till at the very least February 28.