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November 9 Strike in Greece to Affect Public Transport, Ferry Services

Public transport and ferry travel in Greece will see disruption on Wednesday, November 9, due to a 24-hour general strike called by private and public sector worker unions.

Greek Archaeological Finds on Display at New Dimotiko Theatro Metro Station

A permanent exhibition focused on the water supply system of the ancient city of Piraeus is on display at the new Dimotiko Theatro metro station that opened to commuters.

New Metro Stations in Greece Offer Fast Link from Piraeus Port to Athens Airport

Three new metro stations that shorten commuting times between Greece’s largest port in Piraeus and Athens Airport have opened to the public.

Greece: 24-hour Strike on Wednesday to Disrupt Public Transport in Athens

Public transportation in Athens will be disrupted on Wednesday, April 6, due to a 24-hour strike called by the country’s main private and public sector umbrella unions.

Athens: Metro, Tram Work Stoppage Announced for Friday

The Athens metro, electric railway (ISAP) and the tram will be not be in service for three hours on Friday, November 19.

Greece Pushes Ahead with Transport Infrastructure Overhaul

Greece is moving swiftly ahead with an overhaul of its transport infrastructure aiming to meet the demands of the post-Covid-19 era.

New Tram Service Ready to Start in Piraeus

A new tram service in Greece, set to initially connect the port of Piraeus with Neo Faliro, is scheduled to take off next month.

Athens Metro to Increase Frequency of Services as of August 31

Rail Transport Company STASY, as of August 31, will increase the frequency of services on Athens' metro lines 2 and 3, in efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Three New Athens Metro Stations Ready to Go

Three Athens neighborhoods will get their own metro stations with the inauguration of the Agia Varvara, Korydallos and Nikaia stops on the Piraeus-bound blue line.

Public Transport in Greece Gets Cheaper

Public transport in Greece just got cheaper after the government slashed VAT in efforts to recover losses incurred during the coronavirus outbreak.

Three New Athens Metro Stations to Open Soon

Three new Athens metro stations along the Piraeus-bound blue line are set to open in July, according to the Greek Transport Ministry.

Covid-19: Rules for Public Transport Passengers in Athens

Commuters in Athens will have to abide by new rules when traveling on public transportation, to help curb the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

No Public Transport in Athens on Tuesday

Public transport workers in Athens have announced their participation in a 24-hour strike on Tuesday, February 18.

Work Stoppages in Athens to Disrupt Public Transport on October 17

The Athens metro, ISAP electric railway and the tram will be in service for only part of the day on Thursday, October 17, as workers will hold work stoppages.

Transport in Athens to be Affected by Walkouts, Strikes on October 3

Public transport employees in Athens will hold work stoppages and strikes on Thursday, October 3, continuing industrial action that launched on Wednesday.

Strike and Work Stoppages on Athens Public Transport on September 24

Transportation in Athens will be disrupted on Tuesday, September 24, as public transport employees will participate in a strike and work stoppages.

Piraeus-bound Metro Line Held Up by Red Tape

The first three stations on a metro line connecting Athens with the port of Piraeus have been put back due to red tape with openings now planned for 2020.

Attica, Central Macedonia and Western Greece in the Lead with Infrastructure Works

The regions of Attica, Central Macedonia and Western Greece are recording the highest infrastructure activity in Greece.

Three New Athens Metro Stations Up and Running in June 

Three new Athens metro stations - at Agia Varvara, Nikaia and Korydallos -  along the Airport-Agia Marina blue line are set to open this summer.

Ministry Urges STASY to Reinstate Direct Athens Airport Metro Service

The Greek transport ministry is calling for Urban Rail Transport Company STASY to reinstate a metro route that takes commuters directly to the Athens Airport.
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