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Eco-Friendly Trains in Athens Metro

safe_imageThe Greek company Attiko Metro S.A after completing  all required tests and certifications, has delivered seventeen new trains to Greece’s Urban Rail Transport S.A. (STASY S.A.), which will be soon put into service in the Metro network.
These seventeen new Metro trains are going to serve the Metro network, especially the new lines covering the areas of Elliniko, Anthoupoli and Agia Marina, as well as the future Metro extension to Piraeus, Greece.
According to a press release by the Attiko Metro S.A, particular emphasis was placed on the energy performance of the new trains, while the criterion was the minimization of energy consumption. The 3rd generation trains of the Athens Metro will be exceptionally friendly to the environment. Moreover, the A/C system as well as other necessary technical features have been incorporated in the new trains, rendering them capable to become compatible with the future technological improvement as foreseen to be implemented in the Athens Metro Lines 2 and 3.
In pursuing its construction activities, Attiko Metro is currently developing the Metro Line 3 extension to Piraeus, consisting of 7.6 km of tunnel and six stations, as well as the Tramway extension from Peace and Friendship Stadium (SEF) to the center of Piraeus, consisting of 5.4km of single track and twelve stops.

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