August 1, 2012 - 19:17 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net - On the initiative of South Caucasus Railway (SCR) CJSC, restoration work is carried out on the Children’s Railway in Yerevan. Thus SCR as a socially-oriented company has assumed responsibility for providing safe and comfortable leisure and rehabilitating such a popular animation area for children.
Reconstruction is a way to support the development of urban infrastructure of the Armenian capital carried out in the framework of the agreement signed in 2011 on the socio-economic cooperation between SCR and Yerevan Municipality.
Reconstruction on the Children’s Railway is conducted in two phases. The first stage envisages rehabilitation and modernization of the station units, rolling stock and tracks.
In particular, SCR specialists repaired diesel and engine locomotives, as well as three summer cars of the Children’s Railway. They also repaired 1.2 km of track of the CR and improved nearby areas.
The first stage of reconstruction will be completed by the day of the Rail Worker on August 5.
The second stage stipulates reconstruction of the station building by the owner. Currently a initiative is being developed to set up an educational center for children enabling them to learn the main railway professions, technologies of transfer processes, etc., SCR press service reported.