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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.

Suburban, InterCity Trains Cancel Routes on Monday

The workers’ unions of Athens Suburban Railway (TrainOSE) and the InterCity, as well as the Athens Metro have announced cancellations of their routes and work stoppages today, August 3, between 10am and 3pm. The suburban railway (proastiakos) will not carry out Athens, Patras,...

No More Free Public Transport in Athens

Commuters in the Greek capital will have to pay the regular fare when travelling along Athens' public transit network as of Wednesday, July 15, when the temporary measure of free transport ceases to apply.
Posted On 14 Jul 2015

Public Transport Remains Free in Athens Until Friday

Transport across Athens’ transit network will remain free until July 10, Alternate Minister for Transport Christos Spirtzis announced on Monday.
Posted On 06 Jul 2015

Public Transport Free in Athens Until After Referendum is Held

Transport across Athens' transit network will be free from June 29 to July 6, Alternate Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis announced on Monday.
Posted On 29 Jun 2015

Hopping the Greek Isles with Eurail’s Attica Pass

The Greek isles have been included in Eurail’s new pass, giving young travelers the chance to visit Greece’s islands by ferry.
Posted On 21 Jan 2015

JustRide: New App Sets Athens’ Commuters Free from Cash

Athens' residents and tourists will be set free from scrambling for cash when buying tickets for the metro or bus as the Greek capital is the first city to benefit from "JustRide", the global partnership between MasterCard and Masabi.
Posted On 15 Jan 2015

Tourist Coaches Want to Operate Intercity Routes

The Greek Federation of Tourism Enterprises (GEPOET) has expressed its satisfaction with the Τourism Μinistry’s recent decision to stop an amendment to draft legislation which would in effect exclude privately-run tourist coaches and buses from the future liberalization of the...
Posted On 23 Dec 2014

Ride-sharing Uber Taxi app takes off in Greece

An innovative peer-to-peer application that gives smartphone owners the chance to hire a taxi through their phones has made its way to Greece.
Posted On 03 Dec 2014

Athens Metro: Planned Line 4 To Extend From Evangelismos Station To Goudi District

The first phase of the construction of the fourth metro line in Athens, Greece, will involve 14 stations instead of nine as originally planned. Metro stations for the new Line 4 will be created in the city districts of Pagrati, Kessariani, Ano Ilisia and Zografou.
Posted On 25 Sep 2014

Greece Makes Announcements For Extension Of Athens Metro (Line 4)

The Greek Ministry of Infrastructure recently confirmed that a fourth metro line will be constructed in Athens to service many densely populated areas of the city.
Posted On 20 Aug 2014