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Proastiakos train derails with 75 passengers, Piraeus-Renti line temporarily closed

A train of Suburban Railway Proastiakos derailed  on Wednesday evening at the station of Renti in Piraeus. 75 passengers were onboard.The PIraeus-Renti line was temporarily closed, operator TrainOSE said in a statement. Nobody was injured during the incident and all 75 passengers disembarked in safety. According to TrainOSE, the derailed …

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Fine Greek mess: Trains, Proastiakos on strike without informing the public

The absolute fine Greek mess: the union of workers at trains and suburban train Proastiakos declared a strike without previous informing all workers and the public. And this on a day, where all other public transport means, metro, tram, buses, trolleys buses, are locked in depots and workers on strike. …

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Proastiakos schedules to Airport change due to Chinese president’s visit No 10-12

TrainOSE on Friday announced changes in its suburban railway (Proastiakos) schedule due to the Athens visit of the President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping on November 10-12. After Greek police directives, the following changes will affect stops related to Athens International Airport routes and times: – On …

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Cancelled! Trains, Proastiakos work stoppages, strike Oct 8-9

UPDATE: Strike cancelled! All trains, Proastiakos and the Athens Metro line to/form Athens Airport will operate as schedule on Oct 8-9, 2019, after a court ruled on Monday afternoon that the announced work stoppages and 24-hour strike were “illegal.” The company’s management had taken the case to court. The PanHellenic …

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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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