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Piraeus – Athens Airport Suburban Train Connection Set for Summer

The port of Piraeus will be directly connected with Athens International Airport as of summer 2017, according to Greek railways operator Ergose.
Posted On 12 Dec 2016

Thursday Strike to Disrupt Public Transport in Athens

Public transport employees in Athens will hold work stoppages on Thursday, December 8, as the country’s main private and public sector umbrella unions, GSEE and ADEDY, have announced a nationwide strike.
Posted On 05 Dec 2016

Suburban Train to Pull in to Lavrio Port by 2019

The port town of Lavrion in southeastern Attica is set to get a suburban railway (proastiakos) link connecting it with the Greek capital and Athens airport as of 2019 with the municipality aiming to launch the tender for the project next year.
Posted On 29 Nov 2016

Transport Workers in Athens Continue Work Stoppages

Workers of the Athens metro, the ISAP electric railway and the tram will continue to hold rolling work stoppages this week.
Posted On 20 Nov 2016

Athens Metro, Bus and Tram Services to be Disrupted by Work Stoppages

Athens transport services will be disrupted as of Tuesday, November 15, until Friday, November 25, as workers of the Athens metro, the ISAP electric railway and the tram have announced rolling work stoppages.
Posted On 12 Nov 2016

No Athens-Piraeus Trains Tuesday Due to 5hr Strike

There will be no train services along the Piraeus-Kifissia railway on Tuesday between 11am and 4pm due to a strike announced by the Electric Urban Railway (former ISAP) drivers’ union.

EU Eyes Giving Free Interrail Passes to Teens Turning 18

In efforts to bring European youth closer to each other, offer them a chance to discover the continent’s diversity and instil a “sense of belonging”, the European Parliament will this week discuss plans to hand out free Interrail passes to EU residents on their 18th birthday.

Drama – Xanthi Railway Connection Suspended for Six to Nine Months

The railway connection between Drama and Xanthi in Greece will be suspended as of Sunday, September 25, and for the next six to nine months, due to scheduled rail maintenance works.
Posted On 21 Sep 2016

Access to Athens Mass Transport with Smart Cards in 2017

The Athens Urban Transport Organization (OASA) has announced that it will begin to issue smart cards as of 2017 for commuters using buses, trolleys and trams and by summer for travel on the metro and electric railway.
Posted On 13 Sep 2016

Greek TrainOSE Railway Company to Issue ‘Smart’ Ticket

Greek rail service company TrainOSE recently announced that it would soon be launching so-called smart tickets for travel on its network.
Posted On 12 Sep 2016

Rail Strike in Greece Called Off

Railway services in Greece, including the routes to and from Athens International Airport, are to operate as normal as of Tuesday after Greek rail workers called off planned work stoppages.
Posted On 18 Jul 2016

Greek Rail Workers Announce More Work Stoppages

Railway services in Greece will not operate from Monday, July 18, until Wednesday, July 20, as employees of the Hellenic Railways Organization (OSE) are protesting against the privatization of Greek railway operator TRAINOSE.
Posted On 15 Jul 2016

Greek Rail Workers Continue Strike Until Thursday, July 14

Railway services in Greece will not operate until Thursday, July 14, as employees of the Hellenic Railways Organization (OSE) and the Proastiakos suburban railway are continuing work stoppages.
Posted On 13 Jul 2016

Greek Rail Workers Announce Strike Until Tuesday, July 12

Railway services in Greece will not operate from Friday, July 8, until Tuesday, July 12, due to strike action announced by employees in protest of the government’s plans to privatize Greek railway operator Trainose.
Posted On 07 Jul 2016

Greek Rail Workers Announce Easter Strike

There will be no intercity train services in Greece from Holy Saturday until Easter Monday as employees of the Hellenic Railways Organization (OSE) have called a strike.
Posted On 25 Apr 2016

Day Event Explores Road Safety and Tourism Growth

The role of road safety and its connection to tourism growth was the central theme of a day event held last weekend at the Alkyon Resort Ηotel & Spa in Vrahati, near Corinth.

GEPOET: ‘Our Tourist Coaches are Not Striking, Greece’s Image Comes First’

Although it opposes the government’s plans for pension and tax reforms, the General Panhellenic Federation of Tourism Enterprises (GEPOET) on Monday clarified that its members/tourist coach companies were not taking part in any protest mobilizations.
Posted On 08 Feb 2016

Greek Public Transport Rates to Rise

As of Monday, a single ticket on any mode of transport will cost 1.40 euros compared to the current 1.20 euros, with reduced tickets remaining the same at .60 cents.

New ‘Life’ Limit for Rental Cars in Greece Causes Stir

Car rental companies across Greece are up in arms following a recent decision to extend the “life” of rental vehicles.
Posted On 26 Jan 2016

Thessaloniki Metro Works Resume, Aim for 2020

Works on the Thessaloniki metro are set to resume in the coming days, said Infrastructure, Transport and Networks Minister Christos Spirtzis, earlier this week.