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Five transit lanes for goods transport in Romania


Food transporters will have at their disposal in Romania five transit lanes, said the Ministry of Transports, Infrastructure and Communications and the Interior Ministry on Monday night.

The two institutions pointed out in a press release, that in the context pf talks carried out at European level about ensuring transit lanes for the transport of goods, allowing operators in the industry from EU and non EU member states to carry out their activity in normal conditions decided on five transit routes on Romanian territory.

For lane 1 there are two variants: variant 1 Nadlac- Arad- Timisoara- Lugoj – Ilia- Deva- Simeria- Sebes- Ramnicu Valcea- Pitesti- Bucharest- Giurgiu and variant 2 Bors- Oradea-Cluj Napoca- Alba Iulia- Sebes- Sibiu- Ramnicu Valcea- Pitesti- Bucharest- Giurgiu. Additional lane from Bucharest to Constanta A2.

Lane 2 begins in Giurgiu and continues with Bucharest- Urziceni- Buzau- Focsani- Bacau- Suceava- Siret.

Lane 3 : Nadlac- Arad- Timosoara-Lugoj- Caransebes- Orsova- Drobeta Turnu Severin- Simian- Maglavit- Calafat and Lane 4 is between Moravita- Timisoara-Arad- Oradea- Satu Mare- Halmeu.

Lane 5: Nadlac-Arad-Timisoara-Lugoj- Ilia-Deva-Simeria-Sebes-Sibiu-Brasov-Targu Secuiesc-Lepsa-Focsani-Tesila-Tecuci-Barlad-Husi-Albita.

“By establishing these lanes, transport operators are offered an instrument needed to carry out their activity. The transport of goods, including food, medical equipment and medicines, will  be continuous, will have protection and safety in the state of emergency to limit infection with coronavirus SARS-COV 2”, said the joint press release of the two ministries. 

The European Commission issued on Monday new practical provisions about the way of putting in application rules for managing borders, in order to maintain the traffic of goods in EU during the pandemic.

Border crossing points for “green lanes” must be open to all vehicles regardless of the nature of goods they carry.

Border crossing must not last more than 15 minutes.