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Greece Public Transport Strike to Disrupt Travel on May 1st

Public transport services across Greece are affected by union strikes on May 1 as employees commemorate Labor Day.

Athens Metro Stations Closed After Bomb Threat

All of the Athens Metro stations along two of the city's busiest lines, the second and third, were closed on Tuesday afternoon after a bomb threat. The second and third lines, commonly referred to as the red and blue lines,...

New Metro Line in Athens Hailed as “Largest Project in Greece”

The construction of a new metro line in Athens was described by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis as the "biggest public project in Greece."

New Athens Metro Line Given the Go-Ahead

The Council of State, Greece's highest administrative court, on Tuesday gave the go-ahead for Line 4 of the Athens metro, which will start in the Alsos Veikou district and run to Goudi. There are two bidders for the project who...

Changes Coming to Athens Airport Metro Route

Passengers on Athens metro line 3 traveling to or from Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport will have to switch trains en route as of Thursday. This change was announced by the Urban Rail Transport company (STASY) on Monday. Until now, trains...

Vegan Campaign on Athens Metro Gets Mixed Reactions (photos)

Posters by a Greek vegan group that appeared in the Athens Metro during the last week caused mixed reactions by commuters. The posters, part of a larger campaign by the group greekvegans.gr, depicted among others a calf with his mother,...

Traffic Jams all Over the Capital Due to Athens Metro Strike

The Athens Metro came to a standstill on Thursday when workers in the Greek capital began a 24-hour strike to oppose the planned privatisation of the rail operator. The strike disrupted the daily commute for thousands of Athenians and caused...

Athens Metro Expansion Project Receives Four Bids

Four bidders have expressed interest in Greece's tender for a €1.45 billion ($1.70 billion) project to expand the Athens metro, state-owned Attiko Metro announced on Thursday. The interested investors are Greek contractor GEK Terna with France's Vinci and Siemens; J&P...

Four Bidders Expected for Athens Metro Project

Four bidders are expected to show interest in Greece's tender to build a 1.45 billion euro ($1.72 billion) project to expand the Athens metro, a source familiar with the matter said. Greece's GEK Terna will bid as part of a...

Athens: Metro, Tram, Train Work Stoppages from Nov 15 to Nov 25

Workers in Athens metro, electric train and tram (STASY) have declared work stoppages from Tuesday, November 15 to Friday, November 25. More specifically, the Athens metro, electric train and tram will not operate on: - Tuesday, November 15 from the beginning...