Zhongxin Finance, January 20 (Ge Cheng) The 2022 Spring Festival has officially opened. According to the estimates of the Ministry of Transport, 1.18 billion passengers will be sent across the country during the 2022 Spring Festival, a year-on-year increase of 35.6% over 2021.

Under such a situation, what means will railway, civil aviation and other departments use to ensure the smooth travel of passengers?

What convenience measures have been introduced?

Data map: Photo by Yin Liqin, the conductor enters the station and gets on the train

Face recognition, disinfection robots... The "black technology" for epidemic prevention is here!

  The Ministry of Transport previously stated that this year's Spring Festival transportation will be characterized by "low-to-mid-level passenger flow, little change in passenger flow composition, relatively concentrated post-holiday travel, and tidal distribution in time and space".

At the same time, it is also faced with the severe and complicated situation of epidemic prevention and control, greater pressure on security emergency guarantees, greater pressure on road network security, and greater pressure on transportation service guarantees.

  So, what new technical means are there to escort passengers on the Spring Festival travel road this year?

  First of all, in terms of epidemic prevention policy inquiry, at present, the railway 12306 mobile client provides the real-time inquiry function of epidemic prevention and control policies at the place of departure and arrival of the ticket, and also provides registered users with itinerary reminders, train operation change notices and electronic temporary travel identity certificates. And many other services to facilitate passengers to obtain information in a timely manner.

  At the same time, major railway stations, airports and other places have also introduced new epidemic prevention technical means and measures.

  For example, according to their own characteristics, railway stations in Beijing have specially added a new "black technology" to ensure the safety of passengers.

Antibacterial and antiviral protective films have been added to the button panels of all the elevators in Beijing South Station at entry and exit stations, ticket gates and other stations. In conjunction with regular disinfection, an intelligent atomizing disinfection robot has been introduced to regularly spray the environment.

  For passengers who do not have smartphones, Beijing West Railway Station has added 5 new health code checking machines in the entry area. These health code checking machines can quickly check their health information through face recognition and ID card swiping, helping people without smart phones. Passengers on mobile phones can check the health code to ensure efficient travel of passengers.

  In Wuhan, in order to do a good job in epidemic prevention during the Spring Festival travel period, 40 mobile code verification devices have been added outside the exit of Wuhan Railway Station. By scanning the ID card, passengers' personal identity information, health code status, 14-day itinerary positioning, and vaccination can be checked at the same time. , nucleic acid detection and other information.

On January 17, the 2022 Chinese Spring Festival kicked off.

The picture shows Beijing West Railway Station.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Jia Tianyong

Railway department: set up emergency plans for passengers involved in the epidemic

  During the Spring Festival in 2022, the national railways are expected to send 280 million passengers.

According to the National Railway Group, according to the characteristics of the epidemic, the railway department has formulated emergency response plans for the epidemic in different environments and scenarios this year.

Efforts are made to ensure the dual needs of passenger travel and epidemic prevention and control.

  If an epidemic occurs in a local area, the railway department will actively cooperate with the local government, quickly adjust the transportation organization, stop or reduce passenger trains in the epidemic-related areas as required, restrict or stop the sales of passenger station tickets in the epidemic-related areas, and strictly control the flow of risk personnel. Strictly prevent the spread of the epidemic through railways.

  In response to the epidemic that everyone is focusing on, the railway department has also formulated a special plan.

If there is a passenger involved in the epidemic on the train, the following measures will be taken immediately:

  1. Immediately arrange the passengers involved in the epidemic in the train isolation seat for isolation observation and wear N95 masks.

  2. Immediately report to the local prevention and control department, arrange for passengers involved in the epidemic to get off at the station in front, and transfer them to the local prevention and control department.

  3. The environment where the passengers involved in the epidemic are closed and the flow of people is controlled.

  4. In accordance with the relevant requirements of the joint prevention and control mechanism of the State Council, push the passenger information of the passengers involved in the epidemic to the national epidemic prevention and control management platform, and assist local prevention and control departments to take relevant control measures.

  5. Perform terminal disinfection on the environment of the passengers involved in the epidemic.

Air China Southwest Branch flight attendants serve passengers on flights.

Photo courtesy of Air China Southwest Branch

Civil Aviation Department: Reserve quarantine areas for flights in medium and high risk areas

  In terms of civil aviation, according to the Civil Aviation Administration, during the Spring Festival travel period, the Civil Aviation Administration has established a leading organization for the Spring Festival travel work. During the Spring Festival travel period, the civil aviation units in the organization and leadership, epidemic prevention and control, capacity guarantee, operation safety, flight regularity, passenger service and Spring Festival travel duty. Work arrangements have been made.

  All civil aviation units are always concerned about the dynamic changes in the domestic epidemic situation. According to the government’s prevention and control requirements at the origin and destination, airlines and airports cooperate to complete the inspection of health codes and negative nucleic acid test certificates.

The airline will do a good job of cleaning and disinfecting the hands of passengers before boarding, urge passengers to comply with the on-board prevention and control requirements, optimize service processes such as in-flight meal supply, and do a good job of cleaning and disinfecting bathrooms.

  It is worth noting that when there are medium and high risk areas in the city where the flight originates, the plane will reserve the right rear three rows of seats as an emergency response isolation area, so as to effectively deal with suspicious passengers who have symptoms such as fever and fatigue during the flight.

  In addition, the airport will also conduct targeted publicity and guidance for passengers according to the characteristics of the increase in the flow of people during the Spring Festival.

Set up checkpoints to urge passengers to wear masks, set up fever isolation areas for emergency treatment of fever passengers, strengthen ventilation in the terminal building, and do a good job in cleaning and disinfection of shuttle buses, security inspection areas and public areas.

The picture shows the staff routinely sampling and testing in the public area.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Kan Li

Some airports and stations: 24-hour nucleic acid testing has been launched

  At present, in order to meet the travel needs of passengers, some railway stations and airports have set up 24-hour nucleic acid testing.

  For example, Beijing South Railway Station, Beijing West Railway Station, Capital Airport, and Daxing Airport have nucleic acid sampling points, some of which are open 24 hours a day to facilitate nucleic acid testing for passengers in need.

  At Beijing Daxing International Airport, the nucleic acid sampling point is located at Gate 17 on the first floor of the airport terminal, providing 24-hour service.

Passengers do not need to make an appointment in advance, and they will be checked immediately.

The charges are classified according to the time when the report is issued, and the same quality and price as the main testing sites in Beijing are maintained, and the report can be issued within 2 to 4 hours at the fastest.

  In Guangzhou, five railway stations, Guangzhou Railway Station, Guangzhou South Railway Station, Guangzhou East Railway Station, Guangzhou North Railway Station, and Qingsheng Station, have set up nucleic acid testing sampling points for passengers arriving in Guangzhou, providing free testing services for passengers in key areas. Results report within 24 hours.