Athens Metro workers continue strike, other transport means on work stoppage, Jan 24/2013

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Despite the courts ruling declaring strikes as “illegal”, workers at Athens Metro decided to launch another 24-hour strike on Thursday, January 24th 2013. For the eight consecutive day.

Urban train ISAP/HSAP and Tram: work stoppage between 12 o’clock and 4 p.m.

Blue buses: work stoppage from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Trolley and Proastiakos will operate as usual.

According to website Athens Transport, investigation by prosecutor is expected to be concluded by Friday. Greek government has sent an ultimatum to striking workers to end their strike and ordered an legla investigation as to whether Metro workers have committed any legal crimes by disobeying court orders.

One million Athenians use the metro, the urban train and the tram on a daily basis – unless they’re on strike…