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Work stoppages at Athens public transport on Dec 14 general strike day

Workers at public transport means in Athens will join the general strike of public and private sector unions on December 14th 2017. Transport means workers will launch work stoppages next Thursday, mainly in order to allow unionists to join the big protest rally again austerity measures. According to an announcement …

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Train workers cancel work stoppages May 30-31, but 24h strike on June 1/2017

Trains, Proastiakos and metro to the Athens airport will operate as usual on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 30-31 2017, but there will be a 24-hour strike on Thursday, June 1st. Trains workers have reportedly cancelled their work stoppages originally planned for the last two days of May. Last week, the …

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UPDATE Strike: No Trains, Proastiakos, and Metro to/from Athens Airport May 30-June 1/2017

TRAINOSE decided to cancel all Train and Proastiakos (suburban trains) operation due to work stoppages and a 24-hour strike announced the staff of the Greek Railway company. No trains will be running May 30 – June 1 2017. Consequently, there will be no Metro from and to Athens Airport Eleftherios …

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Strike: Greek Easter Sunday without trains, Proastiakos, Metro and urban train ISAP, May 1/2016

After workers at TRAINOSE, also workers at Athens Metro and Urban train ISAP decided to go on 24-hour strike on Easter Sunday, May 1st 2016. They protest the Pension Reforms and want the signing of collective bargains. TRAINOSE & Proastiakos strike starts Saturday, April 30th 2016, at 6 p.m. and …

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Greece’s Trains & Proastiakos on strike over Easter weekend April 30 – May 2/2016

Workers at TRAINOSE will launch a strike over the Easter weekend thus disrupting holiday travelers. The Strike will start at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 30th 2016, and will end at 10 a.m. Monday, May 2nd 2016. Neither the trains nor the Proastiakos will be in operation. As the Metro Line …

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Greece’s trains, ferries & public transport strike schedule Nov 5-6/2013

Greece’s workers at public transport means but also at trains and ferries will join the strike that public and private sector unions will launch on November 6th 2013. However trains and Proastiakos will stage also a work stoppage a day earlier. Strike schedule November 5, 2013 Trainose trains and Proastiakos …

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Train driver allowed teenager daughter to drive the train

A teenager girl in shorts test driving a train? Ah, no problem! “Driving a train is” allegedly “a piece of cake”. Therefore the train driver let his daughter on the command of a train full of passengers. You know, in the art parents give private car driving lessons to their …

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Trains, Proastiakos: work stoppage and 24h strike over Easter weekend, May 4-5/2013

Workers at Trainose trains and Proastiakos will launch one work stoppage and a 24-hour strike over the Greek-Orthodox Easter weekend, 4th and 5th May 2013. On Saturday the work stoppage will take place between 6 pm and midnight, while the 24-hour strike will take place on Easter Sunday. Due to …

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Trains, Proastiakos on work stoppage, Apr 11-12/2013

Workers at Greece’s trains and proastiakos will launch  two work stoppages from 8 p.m. until midnight on April 11th and 12th 2013. Athens Metro will operate only until <Doukissis Plakentias> station and not up/from Athens airport.  

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Train, Proastiakos work stoppages, Apr 3-5/2013

Personnel at Greek trains and Proastiakos will launch 8-hour long work stoppages on April 3rd, 4th and 5th 2013 and thus from 4 p.m. until midnight. Unionists demand the signature of new collective bargain, while at the same time they oppose their subordination to the new payroll of civil servants …

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Greek Trains, Proastiakos on strike, Mar 23-24-25/2013

Personnel at Greek Trainose and Proastiakos will launch three 24-hour strikes from March 23th until March 25th 2013. The metro will not operate up/from Athens Airport. Trains and Proastiakos personnel protest wages and benefits cuts. “Wisely” enough they choose the long weekend, with Monday, March 25th, be a national holiday.

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Athens paralyzed as all public transport means on strike

“Rien ne va plus” on the roulette table of Athens streets as thousands moved to work with their private vehicles. No public transport means left the depot on Friday morning due to solidarity strike of bus, trolley and proastiakos workers to their colleagues of Athens Metro, urban train ISAP and tram who received ‘civil mobilization orders’. …

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Athens: Gov’t – public transport workers conflict escalates after “civil mobilization” decision

Disagreement among Greek coalition government partners and escalation of the public transport workers-government conflict are emerging from the decision to impose the measure of  ‘civil mobilization’ against striking Metro workers.  The proposal of civil mobilization was submitted by Transport Minister Costis Hadjidakis and was accepted by Prime Minister Antonis Samaras. While …

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