Difference between revisions of "Georgia - General Information"

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Revision as of 14:25, 27 July 2011

Country Name

Georgia (Sakartvelo, საქართველო)

National railway system

Georgian railway[s] (GR): (Sakartvelos Rkinigza, საქართველოს რკინიგზა)

Official Website

www.railway.ge/?web=0&action=0&lang=eng

Language

Georgian

Currency

Lari (ლ) (GEL).

UIC code

numeric 28; alpha GR.

Timetable

Journey Planner

www.railway.ge/samg/searchTrains.aspx?lang=en-US

Downloadable Timetable

None.

Printed Timetable

None.

Engineering Information

None.

Maps

Timetable Maps

None.

Other Maps

None.

Gauge

"Russian" gauge (1520mm). The Borjomi - Bakuriani line is 912 mm.

Electrification

3000 V dc. The The Borjomi - Bakuriani line is 1500 V dc.

Rule of the road

Right.

Other railways

None.

Tourist lines

The Borjomi to Bakuriani line serves ski resorts.

Metro

Tbilisi

Trams

There are plans to construct a tram network in Tbilisi.

Recent and future changes

None.

Special Notes

Georgia contains two de facto independent regions, Abkhazia and South Ossetia, which gained limited international recognition after the 2008 South Ossetia war between Georgia and Russia. Georgia still considers the regions to be its sovereign territory.

See also