Updates: 31.03.2021 16:48
Released: 31.03.2021, 16:48
Berlin – German railway companies Deutsche Bahn and Länderbahn announced today that they will resume train connections from Bavaria to the Czech Republic in April, which was interrupted due to a pandemic in mid-February. The Süddeutsche Zeitung informed about it.
The Länderbahn has announced that its Alex train will start operating on the line between Munich and Prague on April 7. From 12 April, regional trains on the Marktredwitz-Cheb-Hof line will start running again.
Deutsche Bahn also plans to resume connections from April 12. According to a spokesman for the German carrier, this will apply to the lines between Hof and Cheb and between Nuremberg and Cheb.
In February, the German federal government tightened the rules for the entry of people from several European Union countries and at the same time issued a ban on transport to the Czech Republic. The reason for this measure was the high values of the spread of coronavirus infection in the Czech Republic. In this connection, České dráhy (ČD) suspended the operation of all trains between the Czech Republic and Germany in both directions until further notice, until further notice.