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Metro workers in Athens to launch a 24h strike on Lines 2 & 3

Metro workers in Athens will launch a 24-hour strike to protest the electronic ticket. The strike will affect the Metro Lines 2 and 3. The strike will start in the early morning Thursday, October 26th 2017.  The rest of the Public Transport means in Athens will operate as scheduled. The …

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Workers at Urban Train ISAP to launch work stoppage, Oct 9/2017

Workers at fixed-track public transport means in Athens will launch a work stoppage on Monday, October 9th 2017, to protest technical problems in the issuing of electronic Smart Cards and Tickets. The workers union STASY originally said that they will of the metro, tram and urban train ISAP from 12 …

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Police cracks down gang pickpocketing tourists on Athens Metro & ISAP

A police crackdown on a gang of pickpockets working in Greek capital has led to 31 arrests so far and the resolving of  764 cases of reported thefts. In an official statement on Monday, Greek Police said that 31 people, mostly of Albanian nationality were arrested, while another 18 suspects …

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Train workers cancel work stoppages May 30-31, but 24h strike on June 1/2017

Trains, Proastiakos and metro to the Athens airport will operate as usual on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 30-31 2017, but there will be a 24-hour strike on Thursday, June 1st. Trains workers have reportedly cancelled their work stoppages originally planned for the last two days of May. Last week, the …

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UPDATE Strike: No Trains, Proastiakos, and Metro to/from Athens Airport May 30-June 1/2017

TRAINOSE decided to cancel all Train and Proastiakos (suburban trains) operation due to work stoppages and a 24-hour strike announced the staff of the Greek Railway company. No trains will be running May 30 – June 1 2017. Consequently, there will be no Metro from and to Athens Airport Eleftherios …

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Public transport means, trains, ferries on strike and work stoppages May 1/2017

After the Greek seamen, workers on other transport means have declared strike and work stoppages on the 1st of May 2017. The day is normally celebrated with workers’ strike. So far the schedule for the strikes is: Buses will operate between 9 am and 9 pm Trolley buses on 24-hour …

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Athens: Metro station close to public due to demo Mar 11/2017

Metro station <Monastiraki> in downtown Athens will be closed to public as of 10:30 am Saturday, March 11th 2o17 due to demonstration. The metro will pass through the station, however it will not halt, the public will not be able neither to get on or off. Greek police took the …

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Athens Metro, Tram, Urban Train on 24h strikes, Mar 1st & 3rd/2017

Workers at the Athens Metro, the Tram and the Urban train ISAP will launch a 24-hour strike on Tuesday, March 1st 2017 and one on Friday, March 1st and 3rd 2017. Workers oppose the legislation according to which the commercial use of stations and spaces of the Urban Rail Transport …

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Athens Metro, Tram, Urban Train on 24h strike, Feb23/17

Workers at the Athens Metro, the Tram and the Urban train ISAP will launch a 24-hour strike on Thursday, February 23rd 2017. Workers oppose the legislation according to which the commercial use of stations and spaces of the Urban Rail Transport SA (STA.SY) will be given to the Public Bus …

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Obama in Athens: Metro and Tram halted, Urban Train… Nov 16/2016

Wednesday, November 16th 2016 will be another day of trouble for drivers and commuters. as US President Barack Obama will visit the Acropolis and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation in Faliron in order to deliver a speech. Metro station <Acropolis> will close as of 9:30 a.m. The Tram operation will be …

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UPD II: Athens Metro, Tram on work stoppage Nov 15/2016

+++ UPDATE II: Confusion till the end of the day, now it seems final: Metro and Tram workers will be on work stoppage from beginning of shift until 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 15th 2016. Workers at urban train ISAP have cancelled their strike. Whether they will keep their work …

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Athens: Metro, Tram, Urban Train launch Work Stoppages June 6-17/2016

Workers at Athens, Metro, Tram and Urban train ISAP will launch a series of warning work stoppages to protest that public transport organizations will be transferred to the new Privatization super-Fund. The schedule for the work stoppages for the next 15 days are: Monday, June 6th: begin of morning shirt …

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Strike: Greek Easter Sunday without trains, Proastiakos, Metro and urban train ISAP, May 1/2016

After workers at TRAINOSE, also workers at Athens Metro and Urban train ISAP decided to go on 24-hour strike on Easter Sunday, May 1st 2016. They protest the Pension Reforms and want the signing of collective bargains. TRAINOSE & Proastiakos strike starts Saturday, April 30th 2016, at 6 p.m. and …

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Exhibition of German WWII atrocities in Athens Metro

Rare photographic documents have been displayed in the Zappeion Hall and in nine metro stations in Athens. The exhibition with 360 historical photographs  runs under the auspices of the Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks. The title of exhibition: “I don’t forget. A picture speaks a thousand words.” What do …

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