Deutsche Bahn is stopping long-distance traffic to Tyrol and the Czech Republic due to the new Corona regulations. Also go to Tyrol until further notice no regional trains more – both with Deutsche Bahn (DB) and Bayerische Regiobahn (BRB). The two companies announced this on Friday.
The Eurocitys Munich – Innsbruck – Verona and Hamburg – Berlin – Prague will be canceled from 00:00 on Sunday. Regional traffic is already over: “Due to the new official pandemic requirements for entry and exit, the cross-border transports from DB Regio to Tyrol were stopped on February 12, 21,” it said.
The connections to Innsbruck and Reutte are affected.
The BRB trains on the Munich – Kufstein route turn at Kiefersfelden station on the Bavarian border. “We have to act like this because, according to the latest ministerial regulation from Austria, this time, in contrast to previous regulations, there is no exception for passenger transport,” explained managing director Arnulf Schuchmann. “It is impossible for our train crew to implement the test every 48 hours.”
Czech railways also stop traffic
After Deutsche Bahn, the Czech State Railways (Ceske Drahy / CD) also announced the temporary suspension of cross-border train connections on Friday evening.
The express train between Prague and Munich and the R29 line between Cheb and Nuremberg are affected from Sunday, as a spokeswoman announced on Friday on request.
The Eurocity line Prague-Hamburg ends at the North Bohemian border station Decin.
The regional train between Decin and Rumburk via the Saxon Bad Schandau will be replaced by buses that circumnavigate the German territory. Other lines such as Karlovy Vary (Karlsbad) -Johanngeorgenstadt and Cheb-Hof only run on Czech territory to the last train station before the border.
The trains between Domazlice and Furth im Wald in the Upper Palatinate are canceled completely.
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