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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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Crete: Tourists evacuated in time when bus bursts into flames

Tourists were evacuated in time and the worst was avoided when the bus they were on burst into flames. The incident occurred on Wednesday morning on the national road between Selinari and Neapoli in the Prefecture of Lasithi on the island of Crete. According to local media, the fire started …

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Athens: 24h Taxi strike, work stoppages at Buses, Trolleys & Metro on June 14

A hell of a day for motorists and commuters in Greek capital Athens, due to work stoppages in public transport means and a new 24-hour strike of taxi drivers. Main roads in the city of more than 4 million inhabitants are fully packed, since the morning. The situation is expected …

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Lighting strikes intercity bus in Northern Greece, burns it to the ground (video)

An unprecedented incident occurred in North-Eastern Greece, when a lightning stroke an intercity bus on a national road on Saturday afternoon. The bus was burned to the ground and it was due to the electric discharge system of the bus and the driver’s quick reflexes that averted a tragedy. The …

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Bus Express X80 connecting Piraeus, Acropolis, Syntagma resumes operation

The Bus Express route X80 connecting the port of Piraeus with the Acropolis and Syntagma Square is resuming operation as of Thursday, May 10th 2018. The express line connects the cruise ships terminal at the port of Piraeus (Akti Xavierou and Akti Miaouli), to the Acropolis and Syntagma Square in …

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Beautiful picture: Awesome couple in Athens bus after midnight

A provocatively beautiful picture. A man with his cat in an Athens bus after midnight. The picture was shot by photographer Victoria Alex and posted on Facebook on March 18th. She wrote a few sentences to this awesome contact. Passengers in Athens buses after midnight may be born in June …

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Athens: No buses and trolley buses for six hours, June 13/2017

Workers at buses and trolley buses in Athens will launch a six-hour work stoppage on Tuesday, June 13 2017. Reason for the work stoppage are the general assemblies of the two workers’ unions. No bus, no trolley bus from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 13 2017.

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Athens: Buses & Trolley work stoppage, Feb 6/2013

Workers at buses and trolley will launch a work stoppage between 12 o’clock noon and 4 p.m. on Wednesday, February 6th 2013 out of solidarity with striking seamen. Buses and trolleys are expected to start withdrawing form traffic at 11 a.m. and to have fully resume schedules by 5 p.m. …

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