YEREVAN, October 18. / ARKA /. The Russian-run South Caucasus Railways (SCR) operating Armenia’s railroads, said it had transported 59,600 passengers outside the country in the first nine months of 2012, by almost 18 percent more from a year earlier, the press service of the company told ARKA.
In September alone the company transported 7,600 passengers, up from 5000 in the same time span last year. The growth was 52 percent.
Overall, the company transported 424,600 passengers in January-September this year. In September alone it transported 54,000 people, by 15.2 percent more from a year earlier.
The South Caucasus Railways is run by Russian Railways. The concessional agreement was concluded in 2008 for 30 years, with a right of extension for another 20 years after the first 20 years of operation. -0-