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Greek Operator Vows to Make Train 'People's First Choice' For Athens – Thessaloniki Route

TRAINOSE, the Greek railway company that was recently bought by the Italian Ferrovie Dello Stato published an announcement regarding the new ETR 480 train, also known as 'the silver arrow'. The company says that it aims to make train the...

'Silver Arrow' Train Makes Maiden Voyage from Thessaloniki (video)

The new "Silver Arrow" fast train, that can make the Thessaloniki-Athens route in 3.5 hours, made its maiden voyage on Saturday from Thessaloniki to Katerini. The new train left Thessaloniki's 1st Railway Station at 9:05 in an inauguration ceremony with...

TrainOSE's New High-Speed Train Makes Athens-Thessaloniki Trip Under 3.5 Hours

There is much anticipation for next month's Thessaloniki international trade fair where TrainOSE, the Italian-owned Greek rail operator, is expected to present a high-speed train that will change travel in Greece. The train is nicknamed “Silver Arrow,” and will enable passengers...

Train Hits Warehouse Wall in Greece, Two Injured

A local suburban train going from Lianokladi to Lamia in central Greece derailed on Friday morning and hit a wall of a TrainOSE warehouse next to the station, injuring two people aboard. The train hit the warehouse just as it...

End of an Era: Greece’s TrainOSE Sold to Italian Rail Operator

On Thursday, Greece finalized the sale of railway operator TrainOSE to Italy’s Ferrovie dello Stato, and Greece expects hundreds of millions of euros to be invested in the country’s aging rail infrastructure over the coming years. Ferrovie Dello Stato is...

Railways in Greece Immobilized After Rail Workers' 24-hour Strike

Greek railway workers started a 24-hour strike and stopped the movement of all trains. They are protesting against the privatisation of the railway operator. The trade unions insist on terminating the transfer of the Greek railway company "Trainose" to the...

Italian Railways Τake Οver Greek TrainOSE on September 14

Italian railways are set to sign a final agreement to take over full ownership of TrainOSE on September 14 during a ceremony in Corfu, Filippos Tsalidis, TrainOSE's CEO told reporters during a news conference in Thessaloniki. The signing of the...

Excessive Speed Blamed for Fatal Train Crash in Adendro, According to Report

A preliminary report into the causes of the fatal train crash in the village of Adendro, near Thessaloniki, Greece, last week confirmed it was due to excessive speed, a preliminary report delivered to Infrastructure Minister Christos Spirtzis showed on...

Greek Gov't Talks of New State Railway after Sale of Trainose

KikThe Greek government is talking about the establishment of a new state-owned railway system only days after the sale of Trainose to Italian state-run Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane, Kathimerini newspaper reports. The talk is about a new state-operated railway through...

Court of Audit Gives All-Clear to TRAINOSE Privatization, Sources Say

The Court of Audit has given the all-clear to proposed privatization of the Greek trains operator TRAINOSE, sources within the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) said on Monday. According to the sources, the terms set by the Court of...