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Military parade 25. March: How Metro, Tram, Buses operate in central Athens

There will be changes in the Athens Metro and Tram services on Saturday due to the military parade for the celebration of the Independence Day, a national holiday on  March 25.

According to a STASY (fixed-rail transport company)  announcement,  metro station <Syntagma> will close at 08:00 on Saturday morning and will reopen after the completion of the parade.

Trains will pass through the station without stopping.

The service of the Tram will end at the <FIX station> on line 6 from the start of the shift until 13.30, while line 7 starting at Asklipio, Voula and ending at Agia Triada, Piraeus will temporarily end at SEF station from 09:00 until 14:00 and at Paleo Dimarhio from 11:00 until 13:00.

Affected will be also other public transport means such as buses and trolley buses and the center of Athens will be closed to traffic with restrictions in effect until the parade is over.

The military parade will start at around 11 a.m. and is expected to last some two hours.

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