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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.

Greece’s Public Transport to be Affected by Work Stoppages on June 14

Transport services in Athens will be disrupted on June 14, as workers of the Athens metro, OASA buses and ILPAP trolley buses have announced work stoppages.

Quality Transport Infrastructure to Lure Property Investors to Athens

Enhanced transport infrastructure across Attica and in Athens is set to stimulate the interest of foreign buyers seeking to invest in property, according real estate broker Tranio.

ISAP Electric Railway Employees Hold Work Stoppage on Monday

Workers of the ISAP electric railway have announced a work stoppage from 12 noon until 3pm on Monday, October 9.

Work Stoppages to Disrupt Athens Transport on Sept. 14

Workers in Athens transport have announced that they will hold a work stoppage on Thursday, September 14, from 9 pm until the end of services.

Four Bids Submitted for Athens’ New Metro Line

Four consortia, comprising of Greek and foreign companies, submitted their bids in the international tender for the construction of Athens’ metro line 4.

Greece to Receive €1.3b from EU for Infrastructure Projects

Over 1.3 billion euros of Cohesion Policy funds will be invested in a series of projects in Greece, according to the European Commission.

No Athens-Piraeus Trains Tuesday Due to 5hr Strike

There will be no train services along the Piraeus-Kifissia railway on Tuesday between 11am and 4pm due to a strike announced by the Electric Urban Railway (former ISAP) drivers’ union.
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