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Athens: Metro, Tram, Urban train workers launch two work stoppages May 31

Commuters in Greek capital Athens will face major problems tomorrow Friday after workers’ union at Metro, Tram and urban train ISAP declared a double work stoppage for May 31, 2019. the first work stoppage will take place with the start of the morning shift and last until 8 o’ clock …

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Vandals spray graffiti and slogans on brand new wagons of Thessaloniki Metro

The life of brand new, shinny blue and white wagons of Thessaloniki Metro was short. Unknown perpetrators entered the depot where they are parked and sprayed them with graffiti and slogans. The vandals entered the depot in Pylaia on Sunday. No security guard was around to hinder them. There was …

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Metro in Thessaloniki: One train closer for the decades-long project to come true

“Metro in Thessaloniki’: For three decades this sentence was a joke among the residents of Greece’s second largest city in the north of the country. But now, the metro in Thessaloniki is a train closer to become true. The carriages of the first metro line have been parked in Pilaia …

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More than 300,000 ancient treasures unearthed during metro digging in Thessaloniki

Metro digging in Thessaloniki, Northern Greece, has unearthed an extraordinary treasure trove of more than 300,000 ancient artefacts, from gold wreaths and rings to statues of the goddess Aphrodite. The construction of a metro network beneath the Greek city of Thessaloniki has unearthed an extraordinary treasure trove of ancient artefacts, …

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Merkel in Athens: 4 Metro stations close, traffic disruption, high security

Four metro stations in downtown Athens will be closed for several hours, Metro and Proastiakos lines to/from Airport will be disrupted during the two-day visit of German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Greece. On Thursday, Jan 10, Metro station <Evaggelismos> closes for the public at 4: 00 pm, stations <Megaron Mousikis>, …

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Strict security measures for Students’ Uprising Anniversary close also Metro stations

Greek police is on alert for the commemoration celebrations of the 45. Anniversary of the Students’ Uprising on 17. November 1973. Due to increased attacks by anarchists against police officers and stations, all police stations have been equipped with additional fire extinguishers. Flash grenades, helmets and shields have been additionally …

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Metro direct connection to/from Athens Airport resume on Nov 10

Athens Metro Line 3 will resume direct connection to/from Athens International Airport on Saturday, November 10th 2018, Athens Urban Rail Transport Organization (STASY) announced on Friday. Passengers on Metro Line 3 <Agia Marina> to/from <Athens International Airport> will not need to change at <Doukissis Plakentias> station. Schedule from <Agia Marina> …

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Major changes in Metro Line 3 to/from Athens International Airport as of Nov 1

Metro passengers will not be able to reach the Athens International Airport directly from the city center but will need to change at <Doukissis Plakentias> station. The same is valid the other way around, that is from the Airport to the city. The measure will go into effect as of …

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Athens Metro workers to launch 2 work stoppages on Friday

The union of Athens Metro workers will launch two work stoppages on Friday, October 19, 2018. The first work stoppage will start with the begin of the early morning shirt until 9:00 a.m. and the second will start at 11:00 p.m. until the end of  the night shift. The workers …

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Rolling work stoppages & 24h strike by train workers affect Proastiakos & Airport Metro

Workers at Greece’ Train company Hellenic Railways (OSE) have announced to launch  rolling work stoppages as of July 11th and these work stoppages will culminate in a 24-hour strike on July 20th 2018. The train workers mobilization will affect all schedules of TrainOSE, the Proastiakos as well as the Metro …

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Athens Metro on work stoppage, Friday, June 29

Workers at Athens Metro Lines <2> and <3> stage a work stoppage on Friday, June 29, 2018. the work stoppage will start at 11:00 o’ clock Friday night and last until the end of the shift. All other transport mean in the Greek capital will operate as usual. Athens Metro …

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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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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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Work stoppages, 24h strike at Proastiakos to disrupt Metro to Athens Airport

Workers at Proastiakos train in Athens and broader Attica will launch several work stoppages and one 24h-hour strike  respectively on Thursday and Friday, June 7-8, 2018. The workers’ mobilization will affect also the  Metro link to and form the Athens Airport. June 7, 2018 Work-stoppages 05:00 am – 08:00 am, …

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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 Metro workers’ union to launch 24-hour strike on Monday

The union of workers at Athens Metro have announced that they will launch a 24-hour strike on Monday, May 14th 2018. The strike will affect Metro Lines <2> and <3>. All other public transport means in Athens will operate as usually. Athens Metro workers said the strike aims to protest …

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