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Athens, Piraeus to Welcome 25 New Trams

Twenty-five new tram cars are expected to operate in Athens and Piraeus in two years time with plans to extend the network even further, according to Attiko Metro SA.

KTEL Intercity Bus Service to Get Baggage Tracking System

Travelers using Greek intercity buses (KTEL) will soon be able to track luggage after the launch of new baggage tagging system at bus depots.

Tender for Construction of Eleonas KTEL Bus Depot in the Cards

The Greek government is set to launch a tender for the construction and management of an intercity bus (KTEL) depot in Eleonas, Athens.

Athens Airport – Piraeus Port Train Line to Launch in February

Getting from Athens International Airport to Piraeus Port will as of February take approximately one hour thanks to the launch of a new train line.

Four Suitors Vying for Athens Metro Line 4 Shortlisted

Four contractors have been shortlisted to take on one of the Greek capital’s major infrastructure works, the expansion of Athens metro Line 4.

E-ticketing Takes Effect Across Athens Transport System

A new ticketing system has been put into effect on Athens transport requiring commuters to use e-tickets in order to travel on the city’s public network.

October Launch for Greek Public Transport Ticket Scanning Gate System

As of October, commuters in Athens will have to run e-tickets or smart cards by a barcode scanner when traveling on the city’s public transport.

Contractors Eyeing Athens Metro Expansion to be Shortlisted by Year-end

The list of contractors vying for the Athens metro expansion project is set to go public by the end of the year, while construction is expected to begin in 2019.

Electric Train to Connect Piraeus to Athens Airport in June

Travel between the port of Piraeus and Athens International Airport will take approximately 45 minutes on an electric train set to operate in June.

E-Ticket Test Run Now on Athens Public Transport

Commuters in Athens will be able to use e-tickets or smart cards when traveling on public transport, according to Athens Urban Transport Organisation.

Glimpses of Piraeus via Athens Metro, Railway

Commuters and visitors using the Athens metro will have a chance to catch a glimpse of Piraeus past and present through a series of promotional actions and activities.