Armenian, Russian transportation ministers test new Yerevan-Gyumri train

Armenpress News Agency , Armenia
 Tuesday


Armenian, Russian transportation ministers test new Yerevan-Gyumri train



YEREVAN, OCTOBER 24, ARMENPRESS. The ministers of transportation of
Armenia and Russia – Vahan Martirosyan and Maxim Sokolov – tested the
new train which was earlier supplied from Russia to operate the
Yerevan-Gyumri route.

Vahan Martirosyan, minister of transportation, communication and
information technologies of Armenia, told reporters that they are
testing the train to understand what issues might emerge in the relief
conditions and whether or not the train requires modernization.

“The Yerevan-Gyumri route has been chosen because the majority of
passenger transportations are made to Gyumri today. In addition, the
government has a program relating to the development of tourism in
Gyumri. We had announced that it will being functioning in February,
but we hope it will start sooner”, he said.

Russia’s minister of transportation Maxim Sokolov said the train is
rather convenient and complies with all modern requirements.

“This summer the first Vice President of Russian Railways Alexander
Misharin visited Armenia. On the sidelines of the visit, the
modernization of the South Caucasian Railway fleet was discussed with
the Armenian Prime Minister. Later the transportation and
communication minister called me and requested to speech up the
process. As you can see, the train is in Armenia. I’d like to express
gratitude for the team work”, he said.

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Armenian, Russian transportation ministers test new Yerevan-Gyumri train

Armenpress News Agency , Armenia
 Tuesday


Armenian, Russian transportation ministers test new Yerevan-Gyumri train



YEREVAN, OCTOBER 24, ARMENPRESS. The ministers of transportation of
Armenia and Russia – Vahan Martirosyan and Maxim Sokolov – tested the
new train which was earlier supplied from Russia to operate the
Yerevan-Gyumri route.

Vahan Martirosyan, minister of transportation, communication and
information technologies of Armenia, told reporters that they are
testing the train to understand what issues might emerge in the relief
conditions and whether or not the train requires modernization.

“The Yerevan-Gyumri route has been chosen because the majority of
passenger transportations are made to Gyumri today. In addition, the
government has a program relating to the development of tourism in
Gyumri. We had announced that it will being functioning in February,
but we hope it will start sooner”, he said.

Russia’s minister of transportation Maxim Sokolov said the train is
rather convenient and complies with all modern requirements.

“This summer the first Vice President of Russian Railways Alexander
Misharin visited Armenia. On the sidelines of the visit, the
modernization of the South Caucasian Railway fleet was discussed with
the Armenian Prime Minister. Later the transportation and
communication minister called me and requested to speech up the
process. As you can see, the train is in Armenia. I’d like to express
gratitude for the team work”, he said.

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Armenian, Russian transportation ministers test new Yerevan-Gyumri train

Armenpress News Agency , Armenia
 Tuesday


Armenian, Russian transportation ministers test new Yerevan-Gyumri train



YEREVAN, OCTOBER 24, ARMENPRESS. The ministers of transportation of
Armenia and Russia – Vahan Martirosyan and Maxim Sokolov – tested the
new train which was earlier supplied from Russia to operate the
Yerevan-Gyumri route.

Vahan Martirosyan, minister of transportation, communication and
information technologies of Armenia, told reporters that they are
testing the train to understand what issues might emerge in the relief
conditions and whether or not the train requires modernization.

“The Yerevan-Gyumri route has been chosen because the majority of
passenger transportations are made to Gyumri today. In addition, the
government has a program relating to the development of tourism in
Gyumri. We had announced that it will being functioning in February,
but we hope it will start sooner”, he said.

Russia’s minister of transportation Maxim Sokolov said the train is
rather convenient and complies with all modern requirements.

“This summer the first Vice President of Russian Railways Alexander
Misharin visited Armenia. On the sidelines of the visit, the
modernization of the South Caucasian Railway fleet was discussed with
the Armenian Prime Minister. Later the transportation and
communication minister called me and requested to speech up the
process. As you can see, the train is in Armenia. I’d like to express
gratitude for the team work”, he said.

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