YEREVAN, October 3. /ARKA/. On October 1, the South Caucasus Railway’s train, called Armenia, ceased running until the next summer season, the Sounth Caucasus Railway CJSC’s press office reported today.
According to preliminary data, the train has carried 46,700 passengers over the 2013 season against 51,000 in 2012.
The decline was due to bad weather and floods in some resorts in Georgia in late July and early August.
Instead, the Yerevan-Tbilisi-Yerevan train resumed running on October 2.
According to the press release, the South Caucasus Railway continues improving its services creating comfortable conditions for passengers.
The company is constantly renewing its rolling stock, expanding the range of its services and increasing speed of trains.
South Caucasus Railway, a subsidiary of Russian Railways, runs Armenian Railway, which was handed over to the South Caucasus Railway on February 13, 2008 for 30-year concession management with a right to prolong the management term for other 10 years. .---0---