Summary: Railway operation updates due to COVID-19 – France (as of November 21, 2020)

Paris Metro Saint-Michel Station

France has been locked down nationwide for the second time since October 30, 2020, following the serious spread of COVID-19. The only accepted reasons for going out are commuting, going to school, going to hospital, shopping, and light exercise, and it is mandatory to carry a certificate stating that people is out for a legitimate purpose.

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Summary: Railway operation updates due to COVID-19 – United Kingdom (as of November 20, 2020)

Eurostar trains at St Pancras International Station

In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, people is obligatory to bring and wear a face cover such as a mask when traveling by public transportation such as railroads in the United Kingdom (England, Scotland and Wales).

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New station “Kintore” opened between Dyce and Inverurie in Scotland

New station "Kintore" opened between Dyce and Inverurie in Scotland

On Thursday, October 15, 2020, the National Rail opened a new station, “Kintore” Station (Aberdeenshire), which has been established between Dyce Station (Aberdeen City) and Inverurie Station (Aberdeenshire). The ScotRail trains call. It was opened due to double-tracking work to strengthen the transportation capacity the section between Aberdeen Station (Aberdeen city) and Inverurie Station, of the Aberdeen – Inverness line to which this station belongs. 横山 勝巳 / Yokoyama Katsumiスマートフォンアプリ「乗換路線図」の路線図デザイナーとして、日本全国のみならず世界各国の鉄道路線図の制作を手がける。そのかたわら、刻一刻と変わりゆく鉄道業界の出来事を整理し、わかりやすく発信する目的で鉄道・交通系ライター業をスタート。大阪府堺市出身。 The longest railway line in Hong Kong is born – MTR Tuen Ma Line opened on June 27Seoul Subway Line 7 extended on May 22 – Seongnam – Sangok – Bupyeong-gu Office[Service Status] Kutchan – Shikaribetsu on the Hakodate Line…

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New opening of Manchester Metrolink’s Trafford Park Line

New opening of Manchester Metrolink's Trafford Park Line

Metrolink, a light rail system running on Greater Manchester, opened on March 22, 2020 a new line ‘Trafford Park Line’, which connects Cornbrook stop and intu Trafford Centre stop. It branch off the existing route at Pomona stop, west of Cornbrook stop, and cross Trafford Park, the emerging industrial district. They constructed 6 new stops. You can access easilly to “Old Trafford” – Manchester United home ground (Warfside stop), “Northern War Museum” – recording World War I (Imperial War Museum stop) and “intu Trafford Centre” – one of the largest shopping complex in Europe (the same name stop). 横山 勝巳 / Yokoyama Katsumiスマートフォンアプリ「乗換路線図」の路線図デザイナーとして、日本全国のみならず世界各国の鉄道路線図の制作を手がける。そのかたわら、刻一刻と変わりゆく鉄道業界の出来事を整理し、わかりやすく発信する目的で鉄道・交通系ライター業をスタート。大阪府堺市出身。 The longest railway line in Hong Kong…

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Bordeaux Tramway Line D extended from Mairie du Bouscat stop to Cantinolle stop

Bordeaux Tramway Line D extended from Mairie du Bouscat stop to Cantinolle stop

TBM in Bordeaux, France, expanded from the terminus of the Tramway Line D, Mairie du Bouscat, to the Cantinolle stop in the northwestern suburbs on February 29, 2020, and opened 9 new stops. A new section from the Quinconces stop in the center of Bordeaux to the Mairie du Bouscat stop was newly established on December 2019, and they started operation as a Line D along with a part of the existing Line C. This extension corresponds to the second section. 横山 勝巳 / Yokoyama Katsumiスマートフォンアプリ「乗換路線図」の路線図デザイナーとして、日本全国のみならず世界各国の鉄道路線図の制作を手がける。そのかたわら、刻一刻と変わりゆく鉄道業界の出来事を整理し、わかりやすく発信する目的で鉄道・交通系ライター業をスタート。大阪府堺市出身。 The longest railway line in Hong Kong is born – MTR Tuen Ma Line opened on June 27Seoul Subway Line 7 extended on May…

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‘Worcestershire Parkway’ – New station of National Rail has launched

'Worcestershire Parkway' - New station of National Rail has launched

The National Rail of United Kingdom has set up a new station ‘Worcestershire Parkway station’ in Worcestershire, England, and started operations on February 23, 2020. The new station is located at the crossroads of ‘London – Hereford Line’ (between Pershore and Worcester Shrub Hill stations) operated by Great Western Railway and ‘Cardiff – Nottingham Line’ (between Ashchurch for Tewkesbury and University stations) operated by Cross Country and allows passengers to transfer to each other. 横山 勝巳 / Yokoyama Katsumiスマートフォンアプリ「乗換路線図」の路線図デザイナーとして、日本全国のみならず世界各国の鉄道路線図の制作を手がける。そのかたわら、刻一刻と変わりゆく鉄道業界の出来事を整理し、わかりやすく発信する目的で鉄道・交通系ライター業をスタート。大阪府堺市出身。 The longest railway line in Hong Kong is born – MTR Tuen Ma Line opened on June 27Seoul Subway Line 7 extended on May 22 – Seongnam – Sangok – Bupyeong-gu…

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