Initiatives to prevent the new coronavirus infection

Requests to our customers

Kintetsu Railway is working to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus infection.

We would like to ask our customers to wear masks in the trains and train stations, also to refrain from conversations, based on the requests from the central government ministries and agencies in Japan.

Initiatives for the trains

Vehicle antiviral and antibacterial processing and disinfection

Antiviral and antibacterial processing was performed in all vehicles.
We also regularly disinfect seats, straps, handrails and grip bars.

Ventilation in the trains

To replace the air in the trains, we are operating the ventilation system and opening the windows.

  • Image of ventilation

    Image of ventilation

  • Window opening by the crew

    Window opening by the crew

Initiatives for the stations

Install vinyl sheets at ticket gates, counters, etc.

Vinyl sheets, etc. are installed at the ticket gates and open type counters to prevent droplet infection.

Install vinyl sheets at ticket gates, counters, etc.

Disinfection of facilities and equipment inside the station

We regularly disinfect the facilities and equipment inside the stations, such as the touch parts of automatic ticket vending machines, escalator and stair railings, and customer lavatories.

  • Disinfection of facilities and equipment inside the station
  • Disinfection of facilities and equipment inside the station

Installation of disinfectant alcohol

Disinfectant alcohols are installed at the ticket gates of major stations.

Installation of disinfectant alcohol