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May 1: Athens Metro on work stoppage, Syntagma station to close by police order

The metro in Athens and other public transport means in the Greek capital will limit their service operation on Labor Day, 1. May 2024, due to the traditional strikes and work stoppages.

As there has been confusion about the work stoppages up to last minute on Tuesday here is the latest information:

Strike and work stoppage schedules

Buses, trolley buses will operate 9 a.m. to  9 p.m.

Metro lines 1, 2 and 3 incl urban train ISAP will operate  9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Metro service to airport  will reportedly also operate from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Tram will operate 9:00 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Bus services owned by private KTEL will operate as usual.

By Police order, Metro station <Syntagma> in downtown Athens will close at 9:30 a.m. and until the protests rallies are over. Metro train will pass though <Syntagma> bit will not stop for passengers to embark or disembark

Rallies start at 11 a.m. at Klafthmonos Square in downtown Athens.

Ferries and ships will remain docked due to the 24-hour strike of seamen.

If you plan to travel by sea, check with local port authorities or travel agents.

Trains and suburban train Proastiakos will operate with modified schedules as train workers also participate in the workers’ mobilizations. Check with Hellenic train website.

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