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Greece-General Strike to paralyze public transport, sea and air traffic UPDs

Public transport, sea and air traffic will be heavily disrupted or just paralyzed on Wednesday, 6. April 2022, as several transport workers unions have declared to participate in the 24-hour general strike. For 24 hours, ferries will remain docked at the ports and airplanes will be grounded at the airports, …

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Greece to abolish Passenger Location Form (PLF) by mid-March

The condition to complete the Passenger Location Form (PLF) by those visiting Greece will be abolished by mid-March, Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias announced on Thursday.The country also increase capacity for touristic buses and implements new health protocols for touristic accommodation. “Following the recommendation by the Experts’ Committee of the Health …

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Greece can’t get crowding in public transport means under control despite the pandemic

The Greek government efforts to find solutions to the crowding of commuters in public transport means in Athens has so far turned into a fiasco. The Transportation Ministry has been delaying measures to strengthen the bus network in the Greek capital of 4 million inhabitants, the daily coronavirus cases are …

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Workers at all Athens public transport means join 24h strike on Feb 18

Workers are all public transport means in Athens will join the 24-hour general strike on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, leaving hundreds of thousands of commuters with no option other than use their own car, if they have any, taxi, if they find any, walk to workplace or stay at home. …

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Passenger slightly injured in another attack against Athens public buses

A passenger was slightly injured when unknown perpetrator or perpetrators attacked a public bus in one of the main roads of Athens, the Syggrou avenue. A little earlier, another bus was attacked in the suburb of Agioi Anargyroi in West Athens. The bus was at the height of Agios Sostis …

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Bus routes for tourists through “cultural Athens” to be launched again

Nine years after the abolition of  touristic buses operating through the cultural monuments in the Greek capital, the Athens Transport Organization said it is planning to relaunch the routes. The plan foresees two routes that will be called “cultural” and not “touristic” as in the past. One route will operate …

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Athens Buses, Trolley, Metro work stoppage to affect also transport to/from airport on June 14

Buses and trolley buses in Athens will not operate from 12 o’ clock noon until 5 o’ clock afternoon on Thursday, June 14th. The work stoppage is to take place following a decision by the union of workers at the the Athens Urban Transportation Organisation (OASA). Reason for the stoppage …

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UPD Athens Metro, Bus, Trolley Bus: Strikes, work stoppages May 31

Workers at buses and trolley buses in Athens will hold a 24-hour strike on Thursday, May 31 2018.  On the same day, workers at Athens Metro will hold two work stoppages in the early morning and late night shift. Athens Metro Lines 2 and 3 will therefore operate only between …

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Athens Transport, Trains, Proastiakos: 24h Strikes and Work Stoppages on May 1

Workers at Athens public transport means as well as at trains TRAINOSE and Proastiakos will hold 24-hour strikes and work stoppages on May 1st 2018. Below the schedule: Trains & Proastiakos: 24-hour strike. The strike starts at 00:01 May 1st and end 23:59 on the same day Blue Buses: will …

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Chaos ahead as Athens Public Transport Means launch 24h strike on Jan 15

Unions of workers at Athens public transport means have called for a 24-hours strike on Monday, January 15th 2018, to protest the new labor law that restricts the right to strike. The Athens Metro, the Tram, the urban train ISAP, buses and trolley buses will remain parked for 24 hours …

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Work stoppages at Athens public transport on Dec 14 general strike day

Workers at public transport means in Athens will join the general strike of public and private sector unions on December 14th 2017. Transport means workers will launch work stoppages next Thursday, mainly in order to allow unionists to join the big protest rally again austerity measures. According to an announcement …

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Workers at Athens Buses & Trolley Buses on Work Stoppage, Sept 21/2017

Workers at buses and trolley buses in Athens will launch a work stoppage on Thursday, September 21st 2017. Drivers will walk out between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. They also plan a demonstration at 1 p.m. outside the Transportation Ministry. The work stoppage aims to protest the “deterioration of public …

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Athens: Buses on work stoppage, Feb 14/2013

Workers at blue buses will launch a work stoppage from 11 am until 5 pm on Thursday, February 14th 2013. They will hold a general meeting of their union to decide on protest actions.

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