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Tuesday Strike To Disrupt Public Transport In Athens

bus stopPublic transport in Athens will be disrupted on Tuesday 16 July as the country’s main private and public sector umbrella unions, GSEE and ADEDY, have launched a general strike to protest the government’s plans to cut more public sector jobs in the country.

  • Buses and trolleys will operate only 9am-9pm.
  • The suburban railway (Proastiakos) will not run for 24 hours.
  • Metro Line 3 (blue line) will operate only from Doukisis Plakendias station to Egaleo station. There will be no metro service to the Athens International Airport.

There has been no announcement in regards to the electric railway (ISAP) or whether the metro will be disrupted in any other way.

Air traffic controllers have also announced a work stoppage between noon and 4 pm that will lead to flight cancellations and reschedules.

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