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
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

Topic |   Coronavirus China
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
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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