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Four New Metro Stations Open Today, 26 July, At Noon

metroFour 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 at noon on Friday 26 July.

The Syntagma-Elliniko journey will take 14 minutes and it is estimated that some 83,000 commuters will use the new stations daily.

It was announced that a new tram line will be created with a length of 1,100 meters that will connect the existing tram network with the Argyroupoli metro station.

More metro stations coming up

The Haidari station on line 3 (blue line) should open in late October 2013, according to the Greek Transport Ministry.

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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