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The first train from Armenia arrived in Georgia since the beginning of the pandemic

16.06.2021 129 просмотров

The train following from Yerevan first arrived in Tbilisi and then went to Batumi, the Georgian Railway company said.


The first train from Yerevan arrived in the Georgian resort town of Batumi (Adjarian Autonomous Republic) after the passenger rail service was resumed, interrupted between the two countries in March 2020. This was reported to TASS on Wednesday by the Georgian Railway.

“The train from Yerevan is already in Batumi. He has already arrived at the station. The train following from Yerevan first arrived in Tbilisi and only after that went to Batumi,” said an employee of the Georgian Railway, without specifying how many passengers arrived on this train.

The Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia announced the decision to resume passenger rail communication with Armenia Natia Turnava June 7.

Georgia has also opened land borders with its closest neighboring states on June 1, which have been closed since March last year. From Armenia, Azerbaijan, Russia and Turkey, those foreigners who have completed the full course of vaccination and have a certificate of a negative PCR test result can enter the republic. In the absence of a vaccination document, upon entering Georgia, it is required to present a certificate of a negative PCR test done within 72 hours, and also undertake to retake the test within three days. Since February 1, the ban on regular flights has also been lifted in Georgia.

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