Athens: Trolley, Train-OSE, Proastiakos suspend strike, Buses continue, Jan 28/2013

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UPDATE: workers at trolley, Train-OSE and Proastiakos suspended their strikes on Monday afternoon. However, it is not known when exactly they will resume full operation schedule. Blue bus workers to take decision tomorrow, Tuesday, at 11 a.m.

With Proastiakos in operation, passengers to/from Athens aiport can use the metro again fro their transport.

Earlier on Monday, KTG wrote:

Workers at trolley and partly at blue buses decided to suspend their strikes at Monday noon after it became known a prosecutor would investigate whether ‘illegal actions’ have been committed. A court had ruled the continuous strikes in buses and trolleys were ‘illegal’ and the Transport Ministry has been threatening them with ‘civil mobilization’ as it did with metro, urban train and tram workers.

However, while the trolley will return to the streets during the day, the buses will remain parked in depots because only the technicians have suspended the strike. Bus drivers are expected to decide tomorrow.

Workers at trains and proastiakos continue their strike until Monday midnight, with Trainose management to seek legal measures.

Metro, urban train ISAP and tram operate as scheduled, however the metro does not operate to/from Athens airport due to Proastiakos strike.

PS whether the tram-operation is due to ‘civil mobilization’ or not, I wish, workers would maintain the automatic ticket sellers: On Sunday I had to check 5 ticket sellers  trying to paying my fare and get back home. At Palio Faliro….