Queues snake around Guomao’s bus terminal in central Beijing as commuters wait to head home to Yanjiao. Photo: Echo Xie
Queues snake around Guomao’s bus terminal in central Beijing as commuters wait to head home to Yanjiao. Photo: Echo Xie

Reporter’s Notebook: Covid-19 roadblocks turn Beijing’s sleeper town commuters into zombies

  • People travelling into the capital leave for work at 5am to reduce the time spent stuck in traffic at checkpoints – if a bus driver is willing to take them
  • The South China Morning Post joins them to experience a daily routine reshaped by the pandemic

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Queues snake around Guomao’s bus terminal in central Beijing as commuters wait to head home to Yanjiao. Photo: Echo Xie
Queues snake around Guomao’s bus terminal in central Beijing as commuters wait to head home to Yanjiao. Photo: Echo Xie
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