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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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Dramatic battle against raging forest fire in Kineta, West Attica (videos)

A forest fire has been raging in the resort of Kineta in West Attica in a blaze front extending to six kilometers. Powerful wind of up to 7 and occasionally 8 Beaufort make the firefighters’ work almost impossible. The rough sea hinders aerial means from loading water from the sea. …

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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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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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Strike called off! Trains, Proastiakos on 4h work stoppage affects Metro to/from Airport

Trains and Proastiakos workers have announced a 4-hour work stoppage for Thursday, May 10th 2018. The work stoppage affects also Metro schedules to/from Athens Airport, as the Metro will operate up to/from <Doukissis Plakentias> station. The work stoppage is scheduled to start at 11:00 am and last until o3:00 p.m. …

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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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Trains and Proastiakos on 4-hour work stoppage, Apr 26th

Workers at Greek trains and Proastiakos have announced a work stoppage scheduled on Thursday, April 26th 2018.  The work stoppage will take place between 11:00 a.m.and 03:00p.m. The strike will affect operation of Athens Metro from and to Athens Airport, as the Metro Line operates under Proastiakos management from station …

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Athens Airport to get a direct rail link to port of Piraeus as of 1. February

The port of Piraeus is finally getting a direct rail link to Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos, starting next month. According to daily Kathimerini, starting on February 1, Piraeus will become a terminus for the Proastiakos suburban railway, connecting the port to the airport at Spata, northeast of the capital. …

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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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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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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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Greece’s Trains & Proastiakos on strike over Easter weekend April 30 – May 2/2016

Workers at TRAINOSE will launch a strike over the Easter weekend thus disrupting holiday travelers. The Strike will start at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 30th 2016, and will end at 10 a.m. Monday, May 2nd 2016. Neither the trains nor the Proastiakos will be in operation. As the Metro Line …

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Train driver allowed teenager daughter to drive the train

A teenager girl in shorts test driving a train? Ah, no problem! “Driving a train is” allegedly “a piece of cake”. Therefore the train driver let his daughter on the command of a train full of passengers. You know, in the art parents give private car driving lessons to their …

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Trains, Proastiakos: work stoppage and 24h strike over Easter weekend, May 4-5/2013

Workers at Trainose trains and Proastiakos will launch one work stoppage and a 24-hour strike over the Greek-Orthodox Easter weekend, 4th and 5th May 2013. On Saturday the work stoppage will take place between 6 pm and midnight, while the 24-hour strike will take place on Easter Sunday. Due to …

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