With the stricter corona rules, medical masks must now be worn in public transport. In Frankfurt they are even distributed free of charge.
On Monday, the transport companies in Frankfurt will start distribution campaigns for surgical masks and FFP2 masks. The Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund (RMV) and the Frankfurter Verkehrsgesellschaft VGF start at 8 a.m. at the Frankfurter Hauptwache.
The masks are given free of charge. Since the weekend, medical masks have to be worn on buses and trains to protect against the corona virus.
The more expensive FFP2 masks are initially provided free of charge and later at cost price.
The se should be given to customers free of charge at the most important stops. During controls, passengers would be made aware of the stricter mask requirement, but violations would not be punished until February.
The y then cost 50 euros.
The stricter mask requirement in public transport, shops and church services has been in effect since Saturday. A cloth, scarf or a fabric mask is no longer enough.
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Corona Frankfurt Transport companies distribute medical masks