transport in Caucasus

Military officer dies in car accident in Armenia

A 32-year-old driver has died in a tragic road accident in Armenia’s Lori Province this morning. At around 7:50am, a car went off road on the Spitak-Yerevan motorway, crashed into the roadside barrier, and ended up in the …

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Georgia Railway adds Tbilisi-Batumi routes in summer

Georgian Railways said that more passages will be scheduled from Tbilisi to Batumi in the summer, due to the hot season and the increased inflow of tourists. Five passages will take place on the Tbilisi-Batumi route from July 19. The …

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Road safety in Tbilisi monitored by 200 smart cameras

A total of 200 smart cameras, which are able to detect license plate numbers, are fully operational in Georgia’s capital of Tbilisi starting from July 9, aiming to expose even minor traffic violations. Of these 200 cameras, 16 …

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Armenian helicopters ready to start operating flights

Armenian Helicopters is ready to start operating flights across the country and beyond, the Main Civil Aviation Administration said after awarding it a certificate today. The Main Civil Aviation Administration said also that the company …

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Zhiguli burnt on road

A passenger car VAZ-21099 was destroyed by a fire in the Stavropol Territory. The eyewitnesses posted a video of the burning vehicle in the social network. The emergency situation took place on the Stavropol-Nevinnomyssk highway. The …

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Renovated Sahil metro station opened in Baku

The Sahil metro station has today been launched after major overhaul today. President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev viewed the renovation work carried out at the station, abc.az reported. The metro station was closed for capital …

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Tbilisi metro workers plan to end strike

Train drivers demanding a 45% salary raise have ended their two-day strike in Tbilisi as talks with the city mayor’s office have come to fruition. Their salaries are expected to be increased from January 2019, Tbilisi Mayor …

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New "maidan" in Georgia: metro on strike

Tbilisi metro drivers have been on strike since this morning, demanding an increase in wages. The strike was organized by the Ertoba 2013 metro drivers' union. In turn, the mayor of Georgia's capital Kakha Kaladze …

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Erdogan says Uber is 'finished' in Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says ride-hailing app Uber no longer exists in his country. His statement comes after Istanbul taxi drivers called for the service to be banned, Deutsche Welle reports.  The ride-hailing …

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New overpass to offload Tbilisi road traffic

A new overpass at the crossroads of Tsintsadze-Kartozia streets in Saburtalo district of Tbilisi will be built in order to offload road traffic in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi City Hall said. The implementation of the 2,700,000 GEL …

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Nalchik runway to be repaired at Nalchik airport

The repair of a runway began today at the Nalchik airport, the administration of the airport reports. ”Everything is fine, the repair has already begun," TASS quotes the representative of the airport. Earlier, the …

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