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Transport in Greece to be Affected by Walkouts on December 14

Public transport in Athens will be disrupted on Thursday, December 14, as Greece’s main private and public sector umbrella unions, GSEE and ADEDY, have announced a strike.

Trainose Announces ‘Olympian Trail’ Route for Cruise Passengers in Greece

Railway service operator Trainose will launch the "Olympian Trail" train route, a product aimed to offer cruise passengers in Greece "the trail of a lifetime experience".

E-ticketing Takes Effect Across Athens Transport System

A new ticketing system has been put into effect on Athens transport requiring commuters to use e-tickets in order to travel on the city’s public network.

FS Italiane: Speed Train on Athens-Thessaloniki Route in January 2018

Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane, owner of Greece’s train operator Trainose, in January is aiming to launch a new passenger speed train to run the Athens-Thessaloniki route.

Greek Transport Ministry Bill to Restrict Taxi Apps, E-platforms

E-platforms and apps offering taxi services in Greece may be forced to shut down if the transport ministry drafts a law, which foresees that “intermediaries” operate as transport companies.

Work Stoppages to Disrupt Athens Transport on Sept. 14

Workers in Athens transport have announced that they will hold a work stoppage on Thursday, September 14, from 9 pm until the end of services.

October Launch for Greek Public Transport Ticket Scanning Gate System

As of October, commuters in Athens will have to run e-tickets or smart cards by a barcode scanner when traveling on the city’s public transport.

No Metro, Suburban Railway Service to/from Athens Airport from May 30 to June 1

Greek railway operator Trainose has cancelled all routes of intercity trains and of the Proastiakos suburban railway from Tuesday, May 30, until Thursday, June 1, due to strike action by its workers.

Transport in Greece to be Affected by Walkouts, Strikes on May 16-17

Public transport in Athens will be disrupted on Tuesday, May 16 and Wednesday, May 17, due to nationwide protests against an austerity vote in Parliament on Thursday.

EU Court Adviser: Uber is a Transportation Business and May Need Licenses

The Uber platform offers a "service in the field of transport" and could be required to obtain the necessary licenses under national law in the EU member states, according to an EU court adviser.

Transport in Greece to be Affected by Strike on May 1

On the occasion of Labor Day, transport employees in Greece will participate in strikes and work stoppages on Monday, May 1.

GEPOET Requests End of Intercity Bus Transport Monopoly in Greece

GEPOET has requested for the government to work towards the full liberalization of the country’s regular domestic and intercity bus routes, which are currently operated by "one of the few monopolies that still exists" in Greece.

Easter Season Traffic Measures Announced in Greece

Special traffic measures will be put into effect on Greece's national highways as of Holy Thursday due to the Easter holidays.

Olympia Odos Patra-bound Motorway Opens to Traffic

The journey from Athens to Patra, one of Greece's major port cities, will now take only an hour and 40 minutes, following the opening of the new Olympia Odos motorway.

Athens: 24-hour Strikes Announced by Public Transport Workers

Employees of the Athens metro, ISAP railway and tram will be holding 24-hour strikes on Thursday, February 23; Wednesday, March 1; and Friday, March 3.

Electric Train to Connect Piraeus to Athens Airport in June

Travel between the port of Piraeus and Athens International Airport will take approximately 45 minutes on an electric train set to operate in June.

E-Ticket Test Run Now on Athens Public Transport

Commuters in Athens will be able to use e-tickets or smart cards when traveling on public transport, according to Athens Urban Transport Organisation.

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.

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.

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.