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Commuters in trouble due to work stoppages in public transport, Sept 21

Commuters in Greek capital Athens will face troubles on Thursday, due to the 24-hour strike called by several unions, as transport workers will also join the protest against the Labor Bill with strike and wort stoppages.

One of the problems is that a court in Athens declared as “illegal” the strike announced by the Metro workers and yet some unions seem to proceed despite the court ruling.

Court decisions are still pending for some transportation unions.

Transport strike & Work Stoppages on September 21, 2023

Metro Lines 2 & 3 will operate from start of the morning shift until 13:30 noon.

Announcements by workers at Metro Line 1 (Urban train ISAP) and Proastiakos were reportedly still due. Sta TV reported at 8 p.m. news that the strike will be held as scheduled.

Buses & Trolley buses will operate from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m.

Trolleys will also run from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm due to the 5:00 am work stoppage. until 9:00 a.m. and from 21:00 until the end of the shift (00:00).

The tram will operate from the morning shift until 13:30 noon.

KTEL buses will operates as usual.

In Thessaloniki, northern Greece, buses will operate from 8 a.m. (instead of 5 a.m.) until 9 p.m

Note that the court deemed as “illegal” also the announced 24-hour strike by the Air Traffic Controllers and in this senses, flights will operate as scheduled.

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