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New Metro Stations Open 26 July In Athens

metro_athensFour new metro stations on Vouliagmenis Avenue – Ilioupoli, Alimos, Argyroupoli and Elliniko – on the southern extension of line two (red line) will open and begin serving passengers as of Friday 26 July, it was recently announced.

The Syntagma-Elliniko journey is expected to take 14 minutes and it is estimated that some 80,000 commuters will use the new stations daily.

The Haidari station on line 3 (blue line) should open in early September 2013.

In addition to the new metro stations, further metro extensions of line 3 are planned on the Haidari-Piraeus section, with new stations in Agia Varvara, Korydallos, Nikaia, Maniatika, Piraeus and the Municipal Theater. The stations should be complete by 2017.

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