On May 30 workers of "South Caucasian Railway" and the RA Ministry of Emergency Situations conducted joint exercises at the station Bayandour, during which a number of activities of mutual aid in the elimination of the aftermath of vanishing trains, fire fighting was worked out.
The main goal of joint training was to develop an interaction of forces and means, work out a plan on coordinating the actions of these two structures in a field surface on practice, checking the availability of technical means and team and workface of SCR and the MES in the aftermath of possible accidents on the railway in Armenia.
SCR had involved more than 30 workers in the exercise, as well as special equipment, in particular truck crane, rail tractor and fire train.
Such exercises were held within the framework of the Memorandum of Cooperation signed by CJSC “SCR” and MES of RA on December 6, 2011.
According to the document, the parties cooperate in the spheres of prevention of man-made disasters, natural disasters, their prediction, monitoring and early warning, elimination the aftermath, public awareness. Also SCR and the RA Ministry of Emergency Situations are intended to carry out exercises on emergency repair, search and rescue operations, as well as training and retraining on a specially designed training bases as well.