Georgia

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A view from the main station of Batumi, Georgia. The train on the left is an old ER2 or ER1 built by RVR in Riga, Latvia during communist times, but it has received a completely new driver's cab. The train on the right is a Stadler KISS GRS "Eurasia", built by the Swiss company Stadler Rail. Stadler produced a series of these trains for the purpose of running between Moscow city and airport in Russia as "Aeroexpress". It is a slightly modified version of Stadler's double decker KISS regional train. But the private company Aeroexpress ran out of money and could not pay all the trains it had ordered, so some of them were sold to Azerbaijan Railways and Georgian Railways.
Picture from Batumi 19.6.2017 by Timo Varshukov.
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