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Thessaloniki Metro Launch May be Pushed Back

The launch of the Thessaloniki metro set for 2020 will most likely be pushed back after the construction company said it was “technically impossible” to meet the deadline.

Thessaloniki Metro Works Unearth Thousands of Ancient Treasures

More than 300,000 ancient finds have come to light following works on the Thessaloniki metro including a headless statue of Aphrodite and mosaics.

Friday Strike to Affect Public Transport in Athens

The Athens metro and tram will not be running on Friday, January 12, due to a 24-hour strike called by the employees’ unions.

Athens: 24-hour Strikes Announced by Public Transport Workers

Employees of the Athens metro, ISAP railway and tram will be holding 24-hour strikes on Thursday, February 23; Wednesday, March 1; and Friday, March 3.

Athens Metro, Electric Train and Tram Employees Announce Work Stoppages

Work stoppages on the metro, the Kifissia-Piraeus electric railway (ISAP) and the tram network in Athens are scheduled to take place for the next two weeks, from Monday, June 6, until Friday, June 17.

Suburban, InterCity Trains Cancel Routes on Monday

The workers’ unions of Athens Suburban Railway (TrainOSE) and the InterCity, as well as the Athens Metro have announced cancellations of their routes and work stoppages today, August 3, between 10am and 3pm. The suburban railway (proastiakos) will not carry out Athens, Patras,...

Greek Air, Ferry, Rail, Bus Services to be Affected by Strike on Thursday

Flights in Greece will be disrupted and there will be no ferry services in the country on Thursday, 27 November, as the Greek Air Traffic Controllers’ Association and the Pan-Hellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) will participate in a 24-hour general strike.
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Tourist Ticket For Unlimited Athens Travel To Launch

A three-day tourist ticket for unlimited travel on all modes of Athens public transport is soon to be launched, according to a recent joint ministerial decision of the Ministries of Finance and Development.

New Accessibility Plan Promises Tourism for All

Preparations for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2004 jumpstarted the long-needed improvements to make Greece, and Athens in particular, more accessible to people with special needs. Ongoing initiatives for improved access are being made through the Ministry of Environment's...

Tourism Organization Promotes Via Internet

The Hellenic Tourism Organization implemented its newest and perhaps most expansive tourism promotional activity recently via the Internet. With the basic aim to inform potential tourists of the country's tourism products, and to promote the same, the organization signed an...