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Suburban Railway to Amend Itineraries on January 10-11

The suburban railway will amend its itineraries on Thursday, January 10, and Friday, January 11, due to the visit of German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Athens.

New Athens-Thessaloniki Super Train Hits the Tracks

Train operator Trainose recently presented its new high-speed passenger train that is planned to run the Athens-Thessaloniki route in less than four hours.

FS High Speed Train to Debut at Thessaloniki Fair

A new high speed passenger train to run the Athens-Thessaloniki route in approximately four hours, will make its debut at the 83rd Thessaloniki International Fair in September.

Greece’s Trainose Now Accepting Payments by PayPal

Aiming to facilitate travelers when purchasing tickets online, Greek railway company Trainose has entered into a collaboration with PayPal, an online payment system.

Trainose Only Bidder for Greece’s Rolling Stock Maintenance Company

Greece’s train operator Trainose submitted a binding offer for the acquisition of 100 percent of shares in the Hellenic Company for Rolling Stock Maintenance SA.

Greek Railways Announce Monday-Tuesday Strike Action

InterCity trains, suburban railway (proastiakos) routes to and from Athens International Airport, and bus services will not be operating at certain times on March 5-6 due to strike action.

Trainose Announces Extra Rail Services to Patra for Carnival

Rail operator Trainose has added extra night routes to Patra during February 17-18 to meet high-demand for the main carnival weekend.

Trainose Announces ‘Olympian Trail’ Route for Cruise Passengers in Greece

Railway service operator Trainose will launch the "Olympian Trail" train route, a product aimed to offer cruise passengers in Greece "the trail of a lifetime experience".

FS Italiane: Speed Train on Athens-Thessaloniki Route in January 2018

Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane, owner of Greece’s train operator Trainose, in January is aiming to launch a new passenger speed train to run the Athens-Thessaloniki route.

Investment Key to Greece-Italy Ties, FS-Trainose Deal Paves the Way

Βoosting investments and strengthening ties are key to improving the region's economic climate, Italian PM Paolo Gentiloni said before the Trainose deal was finalized.

Italy’s FS Takes Over Trainose Railway Officially on Sept. 14

The deal between Greek train operator Trainose and Italian railway group Ferrovie dello Stato (FS) Italiane will be finalized on September 14 on Corfu.

Greece, Italy to Seal Trainose Railway Deal in July

The Prime Ministers of Greece and Italy in early July are expected to sign the agreement for the ownership transfer of Trainose to Ferrovie.

Transport in Greece to be Affected by Strike on May 1

On the occasion of Labor Day, transport employees in Greece will participate in strikes and work stoppages on Monday, May 1.

FS Italiane Now Owns Greek Railway Operator Trainose

Greek train operator Trainose was recently sold to Italian state railway group Ferrovie dello Stato (FS) Italiane for a sum of 45 million euros.

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.

Greek TrainOSE Railway Company to Issue ‘Smart’ Ticket

Greek rail service company TrainOSE recently announced that it would soon be launching so-called smart tickets for travel on its network.

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.

Rail Strike in Greece Called Off

Railway services in Greece, including the routes to and from Athens International Airport, are to operate as normal as of Tuesday after Greek rail workers called off planned work stoppages.

Kalavryta Choo-Choo Train Back on Track

Kalavryta’s legendary racked railway and train, which has been a major tourist attraction for the region for decades, will again begin operations on Saturday.

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,...
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