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Greece Prepares Competition for Biggest-ever Railway Overhaul

The Greek government is expected to soon launch Greece’s largest-ever railway overhaul budgeted at 4 billion euros.

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.

Greece Paves Way for Next-generation Freight Transport Projects

Greek authorities have set aside 4 billion euros to connect major ports with the country’s railway network.

Greece Inks Deal for Metro Line 4 to Cover Athens’ Commuting Needs

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis has finalized an agreement for the construction of Athens’ Metro Line 4 with Alstom SA, paving the way for works to begin soon.

Two New Cars Added to Athens’ Public Tram Network

Athens’ tram service will be enhanced with the addition of 25 new urban tram cars by 2021, two of which were recently delivered to the company’s Hellinikon depot.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.