Chartered train helps Guangxi migrants return to work (广西开行"三包"直达动车专列 助在粤务工人员返岗)
A free direct train carrying 756 workers from Baise, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region departed from Baise Station to Guangzhou South Railway Station at 10:40 am on Feb 19.
The chartered train was organized by the Guangxi Human Resources and Social Security Department for migrant workers in the region who are returning to Guangdong province to work.
All returnees were given masks in advance and entered the station through a special "green channel." They were arranged to seat separately in the waiting area after passing through temperature detection. Passengers' seats were also distributed on the train, and free meals were provided throughout the journey.
In addition, staff members of the Guangxi Labor Service Office in Guangdong, the Baise human resources and social security bureau, as well as four doctors were ready to provide emergency services on the train.
The chartered train was organized as part of efforts for enterprises to resume production for for the stable operation of the economy, while also continuing efforts to fight novel coronavirus pneumonia.
The region has helped more than 4,000 migrant workers return to work through chartered trains and cars. In the future, Guangxi and Guangdong will organize more chartered trains and cars for migrant workers to return to work.
Workers from Guangxi post a group photo on the chartered train headed for Guangdong province as they return to resume their jobs. [Photo by Yang Qiang/gxnews.com.cn]