Georgian Railway to resume its operations
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Dec.11
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
Between December 24 to January 2, Georgian Railways will resume operation, Trend reports via Georgian media.
Online purchase of train tickets has become available via several websites:
Train ticket offices will open on December 23, Georgian Railway has said.
Passengers should follow coronavirus-related recommendations, including social distancing and face mask rules throughout the journey.
In a bid to curb the virus, the Georgian Government announced a lockdown on November 28.
From January through September, the Georgian Railway incurred a loss of 117.7 million lari ($35.8 million). This is almost twice as much as in the same period in 2019 - 63.9 million lari ($19.4 million).
The financial report shows that along with the growth of losses, the income of the Georgian Railways also decreased.
In total, the company received 363.5 million lari ($110.7 million) from railway services, which is 0.7 million lari ($213,324) less compared to the same period in 2019.
During the same period, the Georgian Railway transported 8 million cargo, which is 0.2 million tons more than in 2019.
Foreign exchange loss was a significant source of cost growth in 2020, according to a report by the Georgian Railway.
During the reporting period, the company received a loss of 188.9 million lari due to exchange rate differences.
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