Railway services begin to resume in Hubei


Firefighters conduct disinfection on the platform at Yichang East Railway Station in Yichang, central China's Hubei Province, March 24, 2020. (Photo by Wang Shen/Xinhua)


Comprehensive disinfection was conducted at railway stations in central China's Hubei as railway services are beginning to resume in the province.

WUHAN, March 25 (Xinhua) -- Trains will start arriving and departing in Hubei starting on Wednesday except in the 17 stations in the provincial capital Wuhan, according to China Railway Wuhan Group Co., Ltd.


Inbound trains will start arriving in Wuhan's 17 train stations starting Saturday, while departing businesses will resume in Wuhan on April 8, the company said.

Firefighters gather to prepare for disinfection works at the Wuhan Railway Station in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, March 24, 2020. (Photo by He Hanqiu/Xinhua)

Firefighters conduct disinfection on the platform of Wuhan Railway Station in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, March 24, 2020. (Photo by He Hanqiu/Xinhua)

Firefighters clean the seats after disinfection at the Wuhan Railway Station in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, March 24, 2020. (Photo by He Hanqiu/Xinhua)

A firefighter conducts disinfection on the platform of Wuhan Railway Station in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, March 24, 2020. (Photo by He Hanqiu/Xinhua)

Firefighters conduct disinfection on the stairs at Yichang East Railway Station in Yichang, central China's Hubei Province, March 24, 2020. (Photo by Wang Shen/Xinhua)

Firefighters conduct disinfection on the stairs leading to the exit of Wuhan Railway Station in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, March 24, 2020. (Photo by Zhao Jun/Xinhua)

Firefighters conduct disinfection on the platform of Wuhan Railway Station in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, March 24, 2020. (Photo by Zhao Jun/Xinhua)

Firefighters conduct disinfection at Wuhan Railway Station in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, March 24, 2020. (Photo by Zhao Jun/Xinhua)

Firefighters conduct disinfection at the ticket gate of Wuhan Railway Station in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, March 24, 2020. (Photo by Zhao Jun/Xinhua)

Firefighters conduct disinfection on the platform of Wuhan Railway Station in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, March 24, 2020. (Photo by Zhao Jun/Xinhua)■