Donetsk, Jun 28 – DAN. The DPR and LPR are set to reopen railway line connecting the Republics on July 1, the Donetsk Railways said.

"Railway line Yasinovataya – Lugansk – Yasinovataya is to reopen on July 1, as well as a number of other commuter train routes."

Train No.603/604 departs from Yasinovataya at 7:28 a.m. and arrives in Lugansk at 11.52 a.m. The return train departs at 8:20 a.m. and arrives at 12:48 p.m.

Routes connecting Debeltsevo and Lugansk, Rodakovo and Alchevsk, Lugansk are also to resume.

Railway routes between the DPR and the LPR closed in the spring of 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Bus routes between the Republics were reopened on June 28. *ot