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Athens Metro, Tram, Urban Train on 24h strikes, Mar 1st & 3rd/2017

Workers at the Athens Metro, the Tram and the Urban train ISAP will launch a 24-hour strike on Tuesday, March 1st 2017 and one on Friday, March 1st and 3rd 2017. Workers oppose the legislation according to which the commercial use of stations and spaces of the Urban Rail Transport …

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Athens Metro, Tram, Urban Train on 24h strike, Feb23/17

Workers at the Athens Metro, the Tram and the Urban train ISAP will launch a 24-hour strike on Thursday, February 23rd 2017. Workers oppose the legislation according to which the commercial use of stations and spaces of the Urban Rail Transport SA (STA.SY) will be given to the Public Bus …

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UPD Athens Court cancels Metro, Urban Train work stoppage, Oct 10/2013

An Athens court ruled the work stoppage to be launched by metro and urban train workers was illegal. Therefore, the metro and the urban train ISAP will operate as usual on October 10th 2013. Workers at Athens Metro and Urban Train ISAP will launch a work stoppage from 11 a.m. …

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Greek Gov’t to Metro Workers: end strike or requisition and lay-offs!

Greek government sent an ultimatum to striking Metro workers threatening them with lay-offs and ‘enforced mobilization’ or requisition. On Tuesday, government spokesman Simos Kedikoglou gave Metro workers time to resume work by next Thursday and end their strikes that prohibit the operation of Athens metro for the seventh consecutive day. “The leaders of this unacceptable …

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Athens: No Metro, Urban Train, Tram, Nov 9/2012

Workers at metro, urban train ISAP/HSAP and Tram are on 24-hour strike on Friday, November 9th 2012. Things a  bit better for passengers than other days, as buses and trolley operate as usual. However as many bus lines have been suspended from reaching the city’s centre since last year, many motorists were …

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Athens: Metro, Tram, Urban Train Work Stoppage, Mar 28/12

Workers at the Metro, the Tram and the Urban Train (HSAP) will launch a warning four-hour work stoppage on Wednesday, March 28th 2012. The work stoppage will take place from 11 am to 3 pm. The workers demand the signing of a Collective Labour Agreement and warn that there would …

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Athens: Public Transport Strikes, Sept 26/11

Another difficult week is ahead for the residents of Athens as public transport workers have announced new mobilizations. On Monday, September 26th 2011, the Metro, the Urban Train HSAP and the Tram will be on a 24-hour strike. A work stoppage has been announced by Blue Buses (11 am – …

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(Upd) Athens: All Public Transport on Strike, Sept 22

Residents of Athens will experience a tough day as all public transport will be on strike. No Metro, no Urban Train-HSAP, no Tram, no Blue Buses, no Trolley, no Proastiakos, not even TRAINOSE. The 24-hour strike will take place on Thursday, September 22nd 2011. Workers at public transport means threaten to take more actions depending …

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Athens METRO & Urban Train on Strike, Sept 2

Hardly is the summer vacations period over and strikes started to hit Greece or correctly to say… the residents and tourists in Athens. The Metro and the Urban Train HSAP are on a 24-hours strike on Friday, September 2nd 2011. The workers oppose the employees’ transfers as scheduled by the bill …

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Athens: Urban Train HSAP on Strike, Jun 3

Workers at Athens Urban Train (HSAP) will launch a 24h strike on Friday, June 3, 2011. Not that HSAP functions properly in days without a strike with the non-stop ‘renovation works’… However it’s good to know that the whole line will be on hold, so better choose an alternative public …

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Athens: Public Transport Strike, Mar 17 – Only Buses around

Only buses will be around in Athens on March 17, 2011, as the rest of public transport means will be on 24h strike. Which means in proper Greek: no Metro, Urban Train-HSAP, Trolley and Tram. I am not sure about Proastiakos, but I think it strikes together with the national …

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Missing a Public Transport Strike in Athens? Watch out for Mar 17

I am sure, you have missed a real thrilling public transport strike in Athens with time consuming traffic jams and neurotic hanging out at bus and other kind of … stops. This week was strike and work stoppage free as the merciful PT workers called off their actions due to the bad weather …

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