Attiko Metro

Metro Work in Thessaloniki Resumes After Four Years of Inaction

Construction work at the tunnels of Thessaloniki’s unfinished metro resumed on Monday after four years of inaction due to legal and financial problems, the company and the Infrastructure ministry announced. Infrastructure Minister Christos Spirtzis inaugurated the operation of the first...

Greek Infrastructure Minister: 'Antiquities Can Co-Exist with Thessaloniki Metro'

It is technically feasible to maintain archaeological finds unearthed during the prolonged excavations for a new metro in the northern city of Thessaloniki and at the same time to complete the necessary underground tunnels, Infrastructure and Transport Minister Christos...

Thessaloniki Metro Construction May Be Cancelled

The Thessaloniki metro line construction has been a sore issue for years. After many delays that ended up pushing the project schedule behind, the consortium in charge of the construction submitted a request to tear up their contract on Wednesday, December...

Greece Requests Loan for Athens Metro Line 4

The Greek government plans to meet with the European Investment Bank (EIB) and ask for funds to start construction on the fourth Athens Metro line. The request will be made during the EIB officials' visit in Greece in September. Greek Infrastructure Minister...

New Metro Line 4 in Athens Soon

The new line planned for the Athens Metro (Attiko Metro) will be 8.1 km long and will begin at Veikou Park (Alsos Veikou) passing through Galatsi, Kypseli, Evelpidon courts, Alexandras Avenue, Exarchia, Akadimia, Kolonaki, ending at Evangelismos, and will...

Metro Tunneling to Piraeus Starts

The TBM, Hipppodamus, started from the region Agia Varvara, for the tunneling of the extension of the Athens Metro Line 3 to Piraeus. The opening of the tunnel will take approximately 2,5 years. It will be 6,5 kilometers long and...

Attiko Metro Revenues Fall Short

The Attiko Metro (AM), the public company building the underground railway networks in Athens and Thessaloniki has no more revenues after the application of Reppas’ law for urban transport. As AM’s financial reports reveal, the company added a further 141 million...

New Panepistimiou Street Completed by 2016

By the end of 2016 the project on the creation of a new city center around Panepistimiou Street is to be completed. It is an ambitious project which is to be funded with 90 million euros from the regional development...