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Third defendant on Tempi-related contract released on 700,000-euro bond

The third defendant to testify before the European Public Prosecutor’s Greek representative on Tempi-related contract 717 was released on Tuesday on a 700,000-euro bond to be paid soon, and a ban on traveling abroad. The contract 717 relates to European Union-funded projects by ErgOSE, the Hellenic Railways Organisation’s (OSE) subsidiary …

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“Audio recordings leaked to the press were tampered” reveals Sunday newspaper on Tempi train disaster

Sunday newspaper TO VIMA alleged on its front page that the audio recordings between the station master in Larissa and the driver of the passengers train taken on the night of the Tempi railway disaster were tampered before they were leaked to the media on March 1, 2023. In a …

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ERGOSE executives released from jail on bail in European Tempi train crash probe

Two executives of ERGOSE, the projects branch of the Hellenic Railways Organization (OSE), were ordered to post a 600,000-euro and 500,000-euro bail quarantees, respectively, before being released from jail on Thursday as part of a European probe into a deadly train collision in Tempi last year, and specifically the implementation …

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Tempi Train Crash Victims: Thousands march in Greek cities demanding Justice

Thousands of citizens took to the streets of Athens, Thessaloniki and other major Greek cities on Wednesday to commemorate the 57 victims of the train collision disaster in Tempi a year ago, to demand “justice” and the end of cover up attempts from the side of the government. Protesters spray …

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57 Nails: Installation dedicated to Tempi victims by G. Koftis

With a highly symbolic inspiration, artist Giorgos Koftis set up an installation he named called “57 NAILS”. It is dedicated to the 57 people killed and the dozens of injured at the fatal train collision at Tempi, central Greece, on February 28, 2023. The installation is located 500 meters south …

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Tempi: Parliament approves KKE investigation proposal on fatal train collision

A proposal for setting up an Inquiry Committee to investigate the fatal train collision at Tempi on February 28, 2023 was approved by the plenary session of the Greek Parliament in a roll call vote on Wednesday evening. The proposal titled ‘The investigation of the Tempi crime and all aspects …

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OSE director beaten after testimony on Tempi train tragedy

A high-ranking official of Greece’ rail network managing company OSE was beaten outside a court after his testimony of the train tragedy in Tempi  that killed 57 people. After his testimony to an investigator, he was set free. The Director of Electro-mechanical Systems and Electrification of OSE was  attacked by …

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Tempi victims’ relatives sue the Prime Minister, ministers, railway officials

Relatives of 57 passengers who died during the train collision at Tempi in central Greece in February filed charges against railroad officials and politicians, including the Prime Minister, against 17 people in total, on Tuesday. According to Christos Konstantinidis, spokesperson for the association of victims’ relatives, the latter are suing …

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Tempi victims’ families urge Serres locals to not vote ex Transport Minister

Relatives of the victims of the deadly train collision in Tempi gathered outside the office of New Democracy politician, Costas Karamanlis, who was transport Minister at the time of the tragedy. The mourning relatives who have established an association, traveled to the city of Serres on Sunday to demand Justice …

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Tempi train collision: Experts’ Committee releases investigation findings

The Tempi train collision disaster investigation committee has issued its findings in a 228-page report, 52 days after the tragedy that took the lives of 57 people. The findings report blames a multitude of factors including infrastructure, individuals and organizations in charge and makes a series of safety recommendations. The …

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Flying piano over Tempi to promote the natural heritage (video)

A unique event with a piano player floating in the air over the Tempi Valley to promote the natural heritage in the area of Central Greece. Sunday afternoon, hikers and other visitors stunned, when a woman appeared in the air with her piano that was floating in the air with …

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Protesting farmers to block Tempi tunnels in Athens-Thessaloniki highway

Greece’s farmers intensify their protests on Saturday with actions that will block traffic in Athens-Thessaloniki highway. Some 50 tractors left the Nikaia blockade in Central Greece around 12 o’ clock noon Saturday and move towards the Tempi tunnels on Athens-Thessaloniki highway. via onlarissa.gr They have already blocked one lane and …

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Tempi Tunnels make it possible: Athens-Thessaloniki in 4 hours (picts, videos)

The inauguration ceremony of the Tempi Tunnels had everything a Greek soul wishes: a religious blessing, the National Anthem, a wreath at the monument dedicated to National Resistance near by, a speech by the Prime Minister and an EU Commissioner. The three tunnels are at Tempi Valley and Maliakos-Klidi section …

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Strike day: Greeks protest high prices and low wages

Thousands of Greeks took to the streets on Wednesday to protest low wages and high prices and the cancelling of collective bargains for over ten years. The strike organized by the Federation of Private sector Workers (GSEE) has paralyzed the country as workers in main public transport means joined the …

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Two ministers and close aidees of PM Mitsotakis resign

Two ministers and close aidees of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis were forced to resign on Thursday, following a meeting with a powerful businessman. Minister of State Stavros Papastavrou and Deputy Minister to the Prime Minister Ioannis Bratakοs submitted their resignations to Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday evening. The Prime …

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