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Russian Railways suspends passenger trains to China

FILE PHOTO: Young women are pictured wearing a medical mask in Red Square in Moscow, Russia January 28, 2020. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/File Photo

MOSCOW (Reuters) - State-run Russian Railways said on Sunday it would halt passenger trains to China from midnight until further notice due to the coronavirus epidemic.

The Beijing-Moscow route is among the suspended trains. The operator said it would fully reimburse the fare for unused tickets bought in Russia.

Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; Editing by Angus MacSwan

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