Compliance with the necessary hygiene and infection control measures to ensure cross border collective passenger transport

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Publication Date 24/07/2020
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Set of conclusions adopted by the Council of the European Union on 24 July 2020 concerning hygiene and infection control measures aimed at restoring passengers’ and workers' confidence by minimising the risk of infection in cross-border collective passenger transport systems. The conclusions were adopted in the context of addressing the impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

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In the conclusions, the Council promotes a number of basic hygiene and infection control measures, which should apply to all cross-border collective passenger transport services. Such recommended measures consist of among others:

  • physical distancing or, where this is not feasible, use of masks,
  • greater use of digital ticketing and digital ticket inspections,
  • observing high standards of fresh air circulation and cleanliness of means of transport.
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Council of the European Union: Press Release, 24/07/2020: COVID-19 response: Safe collective cross-border travel in the COVID-19 era

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