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Six tourists injured when trolley bus cable falls on tourist bus in downtown Athens

An accident involving a tourist bus and a trolley bus injured six tourists on a sight-seeing tour in Athens. The tourists were injured after a cable fell on the roof of the double-decker. The accident occurred at noon on Monday on Panepistimiou Avenue in the center of Athens. Citing the …

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Six passengers injured in public bus accident

Six passengers on a public bus were lightly injured in a traffic accident in Liosia suburb of western Athens on Monday morning.. According to police, while the bus was driving down Megalou Alexandrou Avenue when it veered off course and collided with a light pole. The driver allegedly lost control …

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Passenger injured when roof part of public bus falls on her head

A passenger on a public bus in Thessaloniki was injured when a part of the vehicle roof detached and fell on the head of the young woman. The roof part was not particularly small if one sees the released pictures. According to state broadcaster ERT, an ambulance was called to …

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Tourist bus collides with parked vehicles in Thessaloniki

A tourist bus, under unspecified circumstances, veered off its path and collided with parked vehicles in the center of Thessaloniki in northern Greece on Wednesday morning. No injuries were reported. The incident occurred on Egnatia Street, heading westbound, near the ceremony hall of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki at 7.20 …

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Bus Line X80 for Piraeus-Acropolis-Athens resumes services

Express bus line X80 “Piraeus-Acropolis-Athens” has been resumed summer service on the streets of Athens since June 3, 2023. The routes have resumed due to summer and with the aim of providing the best possible service to citizens and tourists. The X80 bus line will run routes connecting the PPA …

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Hydrogen bus tested under real traffic conditions in downtown Athens

The first Greek urban bus running on hydrogen was tested on regular schedules on Wednesday by OSY SA, which runs the buses and trolleys for the Transport for Athens (OASA Group). “The bus has been operating in the center of Athens for around a month on the cyclical route of …

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12 injured when bus crashes on private car in downtown Athens

A traffic accident occurred between a public bus and a private vehicle injured twelve people in downtown Athens on Wednesday morning. The accident occurred around 8:15 a.m. at the junction of Vasilissis Sofias and Soutsou avenues in the center of Athens. According to the police, a bus on the Palaio …

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Three arrested over shooting at public bus in West Attica

Police have arrested three suspects for the firing at a public bus with an airgun in Aspropyrgos, western Attica, on Sunday. Bus 866 Aspropyrgos-Agia Marina station was on the move on Sunday evening, when it was reportedly struck by bullets from a car with three men on it. One of …

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Trolley buses workers in Athens on 4h work stoppage, Oct 12 UPD

Workers on Athens trolley buses have announced a four-hour work stoppage on Wednesday, October 12, 2022. The work stoppage will take place between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. According to an announcement by the ILPAP Employees Union, the work stoppage aims to demand the immediate signature of a collective bargain …

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Public bus in Thessaloniki goes in flames as it drives to bus stop

A public bus in the city of Thessaloniki, northern Greece, burst into flames as it was traveling in the district of Agios Athanassios, in Halkidona Municipality on Saturday. The driver and the passengers managed to disembark  in time, no injury has been reported. The Fire Service rushed to the spot …

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Greece’s Supreme Court prosecutor targets mask-deniers with arrest, imprisonment

The Supreme Court prosecutor in Greece has decided to take action against mask-deniers and issued a circular on Tuesday seeking the immediate arrest of  people who refuse to wear a face mask in violation of public health safety rules or encourage other people to do so. Chief prosecutor Vassilis Pliotas …

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Segregation policy by Delta Municipality: Bus service for refugees only!

The Municipality of Delta by Thessaloniki took an unprecedented decision that reminds the Segregation policy on public buses in the dark mid-1950’s in the city of Montgomery US State of Alabama. In cooperation with Thessaloniki Urban Transport Organization (OASTH), the Municipality will have a bus service only for refugees. The …

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Kefalonia: Bus lands in hotel swimming pool (pictures)

A touristic bus landed in the swimming pool of a hotel in Travliata on the island of Kefalonia in the Ionian Sea. Local news website inkefalonia reports that there was only one passenger in the bus during the accident. Nobody was injured. The main scenario is that the handbrake went …

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