Passenger Injured in Greece’s Railway Tragedy Files Criminal Complaint
Railway services are expected to gradually resume in Greece from Wednesday, three weeks after the deadly rail disaster at Tempi.
Greek Station Master Left Alone to Manage Entire Network for “20 cursed minutes”
The lawyer of the Greek station master responsible for the network when the fatal railway accident at Tempi occurred, has spoken out since his client was jailed pending trial on Sunday. According to the station master, he was improperly...
Italian Railways and Skoda Interested in Greek Railway Maintenance Company
Italian railways Ferrovie dello Stato Italiano SpA and Skoda Transportation SA were the two investment groups which submitted expression of interest for the purchase of 100 percent stake of Rosco SA, the Greek railway rolling stock maintenance company, Hellenic...
New Rail Strike Announced Next Week
No passenger trains will travel from Monday until Wednesday, while freight trains will be immobilised until next Thursday, due to a new round of rolling three-hour work stoppages announced by workers in the Greek railway operator TRAINOSE. In a union...
Cosco Sends Containers to Slovenia Due to Greek Railway Strike
Cosco has decided to transfer its containers to the port of Koper in Slovenia from Piraeus in order to deal with the Greek railway strikes. Since the tariffs for small feeder ships are currently at very low levels, the...
Austrian Railways Head: IMF Privatization Targets for Greece 'Unrealistic'
The International Monetary Fund's targets and expectations from privatizations in Greece are unrealistically high, Austrian Federal Railways (OBB) head Christian Kern said in an interview to local monthly magazine Trend, published on Monday. Taking the Greek railway's privatization plan as an example, Kern...
Thessaloniki: Freight Train Derailment, Two Injured
A freight train was derailed around 8 a.m. on Saturday morning, March 28, near a village outside of Thessaloniki, northern Greece. As a result both drivers were slightly injured and transferred to the hospital for precautionary reasons. According to Greek...
Three Major Players Expressed Interest for Trainose
The first stage of the Trainose privatization process was completed on Monday, with three major players in the European railway industry having expressed an interest. The Greek railway service operator is being wooed by France’s Societe Nationale des Chemins de...