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UPD2: Toll Fees Hikes as of Feb 1, 2012

UPDATE2: Toll fees prices will increase in all highways. exempted are the highways Corinth-Patras and Attiki Odos.

Toll fees prices will be increased at the toll stations of Eleusis and Isthmos as of February 1, 2012, the road construction consortium Olympia Odos announced on Monday. The fees for passangers’ car will increase from €3.10 to €3.20 for vans from €7.90 to €8.10, while truck drivers will pay €11.40 for the passage.

The fees for motorcycles remain unchanged.

According to the construction company, the toll fees hikes are rpovided by the construction contract. (Proto Thema)

To Vima reports that the toll fee hikes will occur in all Greek highways. The newspaper stresses that the hikes come despite the repeated proclamations by the Ministry of Construction that the  toll fees would  …decrease. 

Last year’s toll fees hikes amid a hazardous economic crisis and a deep recession triggered strong reactions and protest actions across the country. A civi movement was formed – “I Don’t Pay”- and its membeers  organized several protest actions and lifted the toll barriers letting thousands of cars to pass without paying fees.

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