Four 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.