22.10.2021   13:13

Disinfection at Kaliningrad railway stations and trains done twice daily

Kaliningrad Railways has in place a full range of anti-epidemic measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Staff carry out a thorough cleaning of railway stations at Kaliningrad Railways twice a day – in the morning and again in the evening – using special antiviral solutions recommended by Rospotrebnadzor, Russia’s Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing.

In addition to "general cleaning" several times during the course of the day, staff also treat contact surfaces using disinfectant solutions: door handles, metal handrails, glass surfaces at ticket offices, bank terminals, conveyor belts, containers for carry-on luggage and luggage.

Before departing, suburban and passenger trains undergo obligatory sanitisation every day, while a special air disinfection system operates in the carriages when the trains are en route.

Sanitisers and vending machines are installed at station entrances, enabling passengers to purchase masks and gloves. Markings have been applied to maintain social distance in checkout areas and waiting rooms, and passengers are notified by audio and video about the preventative measures that have been put in place since the start of the pandemic.

Staff also carry out weekly checks on suburban trains to ensure that passengers are wearing masks, with representatives from Rospotrebnadzor, the regional government and the transport police invited to take part in the checks, says the Corporate Communications Service of Kaliningrad Railways.