ArmInfo.As part of the implementation of preventive measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection, dispensers with special antiseptic agents for treating hands are installed in all cars of electric trains of the South Caucasus Railway.
According to the press service of the SCR, at present access to the territory of railway stations and boarding cars are allowed only for passengers in protective masks and gloves after the obligatory measurement of temperature. In addition, in electric trains there is a seating plan taking into account the norms of social distance. The Company takes all measures to ensure the safety of the health of passengers and personnel, promptly responds to the instructions of the bodies that oversee compliance with the decisions of the commandant.
For its part, the South Caucasus Railway hopes for an understanding of citizens and calls for strict observance of the requirements in force during the state of emergency. Since the introduction of the state of emergency in Armenia, the railway has been taking the measures necessary for prevention. The station premises are ventilated and disinfected by special means, before and after each run, all train cars are ventilated and disinfected, special rooms are allocated for passengers and workers with signs of malaise, audio information is being provided to passengers, at the stations informational posters and banners are placed. South Caucasus Railway CJSC is a 100% subsidiary of Russian Railways OJSC and provides concession management of the Armenian railways. The railway infrastructure of Armenia was transferred to the concession management of SCR CJSC in accordance with the Concession Agreement signed on February 13, 2008. The concession management period is 30 years with the right to extend for another 10 years.