Public transport gathers a lot of people in confined spaces and and this creates a special need to take good care of each other to prevent infection.
The Danish Health Authority are now describing the situation surrounding the outbreak of coronavirus/Covid-19 as serious. The Copenhagen Metro has taken special steps to reduce the risk of spreading infection and we are in close dialogue with the relevant authorities.
You should not travel by bus, train or metro if you:
- Are sick or suspect you might be infected
- Have a weakened immune system or otherwise have increased risk of infection.
If you do travel by bus, train or metro, you should:
- Travel outside normal rush hours, where the system is the most crowded.
- Choose the bicycle or walking for short trips. That way, there will be more room in the trains, busses and metro.
- Keep a distance to your fellow passengers.
- If a train or station is full wait until a train with more room arrives - or find alternative transportion.
- Follow the Danish Health Authorities guidelines for prevention of infection:
Our actions to prevent the spread of coronavirus/Covid-19 infection:
- Trains and stations are more frequently cleaned
- To begin with we put more trains in operation to reduce overcrowding by expanding the rush hour operation. Due to the dramatic decrease in passenger numbers, this has now been reversed.
- The metro is closed at night between 00-05 AM due to maintenance and to help uphold the social distancing mandated by the authorities.
- The staff in both trains and stations have been instructed to be extra vigilant about preventing the spread of the infection.
- The Copenhagen Mero is in close and continuous contact with authorities and we are ready to act swiftly if the situation changes.
- If there are changes to the guidelines from the health authorities regarding travel in the metro, The Copenhagen Metro will inform the public as quickly as possible via:
- Press releases to national public service media outlets
- The website m.dk
- Sociale media
- Screens on platform and concourse levels at the stations
- Print materials in trains and on stations