CEREMONIAL LEAVE OF FIRST YEREVAN-BATUMI TRAIN SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 17
Yerevan, June 15. ArmInfo. The first Yerevan-Batumi-Yerevan trip of
passenger train will ceremonially open on June 17, on Saturday. Head
of the Armenian Railway Department for Transportation, Hakop Khrimyan
He said the first trip was scheduled for June 15, however, it was
postponed at the request of the Georgian prime minister who expressed
desire to participate in the opening ceremony. Armenian Minister
of Transport and Communications Andranik Manukyan and the heads of
Armenian and Georgian railways will participate in the ceremony. A.
Khrimyan said the train will leave on uncountable days of the week.
To note, the railway communication was opened for summer rest of
Armenian tourists in the Black Sea coast in Georgia. The train will
leave at 9:10 PM local time and arrive in Batumi at 1:40 AM. One ticket
in double compartment costs 18,703 drams, the ticket in four-place
compartment – 9,297 drams. The tickets on the return way from Batumi
will cost tourists 21,256 drams and 10,542 drams, respectively in
terms of lari.