The British government led by Boris Johnson has announced that it will take control over the railway lines for a temporary period, this in an attempt to prevent the failure of private railway operators, after the number of passengers decreased by 70% due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Also in the plan of measures to protect the population The British Government has asked the most vulnerable persons in the face of the coronavirus pandemic (especially the elderly), to be isolated at home for a period of 3 months!