The trains cross the border via a bridge over the River Tumen between Tumangang in North Korea and Hassan in Russia, which is south of Vladivostok.

The services affected comprise:

  • train 652/651 Ussuriysk - Tumangan
  • the Pyongyang - Moscow service
  • the Pyongyang - Khabarovsk service, and
  • the Tumangan - Moscow service.

Passengers booked to travel from Russia to North Korea can obtain a full refund from Russian Railways (RZD).

Mongolia's Ulaanbaatar Railway suspended all services between Mongolia and China from February 1 to March 2 due to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus. This includes the Moscow - Ulaanbaatar - Beijing service.