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Investment Key to Greece-Italy Ties, FS-Trainose Deal Paves the Way

Βoosting investments and strengthening ties are key to improving the region's economic climate, Italian PM Paolo Gentiloni said before the Trainose deal was finalized.

Italy’s FS Takes Over Trainose Railway Officially on Sept. 14

The deal between Greek train operator Trainose and Italian railway group Ferrovie dello Stato (FS) Italiane will be finalized on September 14 on Corfu.

Greece, Italy to Seal Trainose Railway Deal in July

The Prime Ministers of Greece and Italy in early July are expected to sign the agreement for the ownership transfer of Trainose to Ferrovie.

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.

FS Italiane Now Owns Greek Railway Operator Trainose

Greek train operator Trainose was recently sold to Italian state railway group Ferrovie dello Stato (FS) Italiane for a sum of 45 million euros.
Posted On 19 Jan 2017

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.

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

Glimpses of Piraeus via Athens Metro, Railway

Commuters and visitors using the Athens metro will have a chance to catch a glimpse of Piraeus past and present through a series of promotional actions and activities.
Posted On 21 Jul 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

Kalavryta Choo-Choo Train Back on Track

Kalavryta’s legendary racked railway and train, which has been a major tourist attraction for the region for decades, will again begin operations on Saturday.

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,...

Greece’s TRAINOSE To Start Passenger Rail Service To Sofia, Belgrade

Greek trains will cross borders again as of 10 May 2014 with the launch of a passenger train connecting Greece's second largest city Thessaloniki with Sofia and Belgrade (with a stopover in Skopje).
Posted On 28 Apr 2014

Greek Railway Trainose Schedules Available On Google Transit Trip Planner

Google has included the schedules of Greece's railway operator Trainose in its Google Maps “Transit” service to facilitate trip planning on this mode of transport.
Posted On 19 Dec 2013

Pelion Train To Continue Service During The Winter

Pelion's steam train, the legendary so-called "Moutzouris,"will continue to run this winter for organized groups and holidaymakers following an increase in passenger traffic during the summer season.
Posted On 31 Oct 2013
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Piraeus Chosen As Distribution Center By Hewlett-Packard

The Development Ministry recently announced a provisional agreement between American IT firm Hewlett-Packard (HP), Chinese shipping giant Cosco and Greek state railway Trainose for the use of Dock II in Piraeus Port.
Posted On 20 Nov 2012