Lunar New Year involves one of the biggest annual movements of people, with transport authorities expecting over 400 million train journeys to be made. Photo: DPA
Lunar New Year involves one of the biggest annual movements of people, with transport authorities expecting over 400 million train journeys to be made. Photo: DPA

Coronavirus: China steps up government planning to limit Lunar New Year travel

  • Transport ministry establishes a pandemic prevention working group, and says it is necessary to stagger journeys and monitor passenger flow
  • Authorities have already encouraged people not to travel to visit relatives, before the customary annual migration

Lunar New Year involves one of the biggest annual movements of people, with transport authorities expecting over 400 million train journeys to be made. Photo: DPA
Lunar New Year involves one of the biggest annual movements of people, with transport authorities expecting over 400 million train journeys to be made. Photo: DPA
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