YEREVAN, January 25. /ARKA/. South Caucasus Railways plans to repair three electric trains and nine cars of international trains this year, Gagik Movsisyan, chief of the company’s division in charge of passenger traffic, said on Friday.
He told journalists that other 27 cars have been repaired for the last three years.
Movsisyan said that the company has 41 cars, of which 37 serve passengers. He said that two electric trains were repaired in 2011, one train’s repair will be completed in February 2013 and two other trains will be repaired this year as well.
Movsisyan said the repair of one electric train costs 10 to 11 million drams and that of one car of an international train up to 1 million drams.
South Caucasus Railways is a 100% subsidiary of state-run Russian Railways that was awarded a concessional management of SCR. The 30 year contract was signed in 2008. It can be prolonged for another 10 years. ($1 – AMD 405.15). -0--