9 April 2020, Thursday
6 C

NS calls not to take the train

The Dutch Railways on Sunday called on people not to travel by train as this is not strictly necessary. The company is doing in the fight against the spread of the coronavirus.

The railway runs since Saturday as a special base schedule, which until further notice. The NS also recommends: keep sufficient distance from each other, at least 1.5 meters, in the train and at the entry and exit.

Basic Timetable

The basic scheduling implies that from any station in the Netherlands in all directions, two drive trains per hour. From stations where normally every hour a train leaves, it remains so. Trains continue to drive to get people in vital functions to work.

Busyness in trains

The call of the NS probably come following the crowds in trains this weekend. The sunny decided many Dutch because it was a good day for an outing. NS CEO Roger van Boxtel stressed Saturday all that traveling by train is currently just is not intended as a day trip. He warned: “If we want to avoid a total lockdown, we have to take responsibility.”

Stay in touch

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.

Weekly Trending Posts

Failure by working online banking with SNS, ASN Bank and Regions Bank not

A fault is Tuesday for clients of SNS Bank and ASN RegioBank not possible to use internet banking.

Jazz musician Manu Dibango (86) deceased on impact coronavirus

Jazz musician Manu Dibango is at the age of 86 in Paris deceased to the effects of the coronavirus, so his survivors known through Facebook.

Cybercriminals exploit vulnerability in Windows 10

A newly discovered vulnerability is being actively exploited in Windows 10 by cybercriminals.

Latest Posts

Cabinet wants to use apps in combating corona: “Privacy must be guaranteed ‘

The government hopes to soon launch an app which warns people when they have been in contact with a patient's corona. "We will select the best app with one important condition: privacy must be safeguarded," said Minister Hugo de Jonge Tuesday.

‘Corona easing measures only if strict conditions are met’

The relaxation of the measures against the coronavirus can only happen if they meet certain specific conditions. Which advises the Outbreak Management Team (OMT) to the Ministry of Health in a letter to RTL News sources confirm after notification from the NIS.

Already 18,000 applications for emergency UWV: “It runs storm ‘

The UWV Monday at 12:30 eighteen thousand applications received to know the temporary emergency measure bridging the purpose of maintaining jobs (NOW), leave a spokesperson NU.nl. Employers can rely on the scheme since Monday 9.00.