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Train Services in Greece Resume: What Passengers Should Know

Intercity and suburban (proastiakos) train services in Greece resume on March 22 with new safety measures in place.

Thessaloniki Mayor Honors First Responders to Tempi Train Crash and Quake-hit Turkey

Thessaloniki’s mayor honored Greece’s rescuers who were on the front lines of the response to the train accident in Tempi and the earthquake in Turkey.

Greece Pledges to Restore Confidence in Train Services as Investigations Continue

The Greek government said actions were being taken to ‘clean up’ the railway system so that it could ‘likely’ resume services by the end of the month in ‘absolute safety’.

EU Railway Experts to Visit Athens and Offer Safety Knowhow

Experts from the European Council and the European Union Agency for Railways will be offering Greece knowhow to make its railway safe.

Commission: Greece Referred to EU Court for Failure to Meet Single European Railway Area Directive Requirement

The European Commission clarified that Greece had been referred to the European Court of Justice in February for failure to meet its obligations under the Single European Railway Area Directive.

Greece Names New Transport Minister After Deadly Train Collision

Giorgos Gerapetritis steps in as Greece’s new transport minister following the tragic Tempi train collision.

Greece Declares Three Days of National Mourning After Train Crash

Greece has declared 3 days of national mourning after a train crash in Tempi left at least 36 passengers dead and dozens injured.

Greece Train Crash: Hoteliers Open their Doors to Victims’ Families, Survivors

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels announced free accommodation for the families of victims and survivors of the train crash in Tempi.