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Two Athens metro stations closed due to train crash protest rally

Athens metro stations “Syntagma” and “Panepistimio” have been shut down since 10:30 Sunday morning due to protest rallies in downtown. The trains will pass through the two stations without stopping. They will open again upon a police order. The protest rallies start at 12 o’ clock noon. Public sector union …

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Police shuts down 5 metro stations during protest rally

Greek Police shut down five central metro stations in downtown Athens making it difficult for strikers and protesters to join the big rally on Wednesday. These metro stations are: Syntagma, Panepistimio. Omonoia, Monastiraki, Evangelismos. Open metro stations are around 500 meters away from the meeting point at Klafthmonos Square. These …

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Three new metro stations in Piraeus to be inaugurated Oct 10

Three new metro stations in Piraeus will be inaugurated on October 10. The new metro stations will link the port of Piraues with the Athens International Airport. The new metro stations called “Maniatika”, “Piraeus” and “Dimotiko Theatro” are expected to increase the total passenger traffic on the metro network to …

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Three new metro stations in Piraeus ready by end of September

Construction of three new metro stations in Piraeus will be completed by the end of September, it was reported on Saturday. These are the ‘Maniatika’, ‘Piraeus’ and ‘Municipal Theatre’ stations, which are expected to increase the total passenger traffic on the metro network to 132,000 citizens daily. The total duration …

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Line 3 metro stations to close on selected dates July-Aug to test Piraeus extension

Stations on Line 3 of the Athens metro will be closed on selected dates during the summer months in order to test an extension of the line to Piraeus, the metro operator STA.SY announced on Monday. On these dates, the metro stations Nikaia, Korydallos and Agia Varvara will stay closed …

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Five metro stations in Athens close by police order on Nov 17

Five metro stations in downtown Athens will close to the public on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, due to the traditional protest rally to commemorate the anniversary of the Polytechnic School Students’ Uprising in 1973. According to a statement issued by Greek Police on Tuesday evening, the following metro stations will …

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Greek police paralyzes public transport, closes 24 metro stations

Greek police went out of control on Sunday and paralyzed the whole public transport network in downtown Athens and far beyond. The number of six metro and urban train ISAP stations closed to the public rose to 24 (!) Sunday noon, the tram operation has been halted some 5 km …

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Greece bans public gatherings with over 4 people, 6 metro stations closed Dec 6

The Ministry for Citizen Protection has banned public gatherings with four and more persons across Greece with an order valid form 5:00 a.m. on December 6 until midnight Sunday. The decision is justified for reasons of public health and as a precaution measure to prohibit the spread of the coronavirus. …

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Five metro stations in downtown Athens close on Nov 17 by Police order

Five metro station in central Athens will close as of noon on Tuesday, November 17, by order of the Greek Police (ELAS), as part of the security measures imposed on the anniversary of the 1973 Polytechnic Students Uprising and despite the ban on public gatherings due to the pandemic. The …

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Three Metro stations in downtown Athens closed on Nov 17

By order of the Greek Police, three metro stations in downtown Athens will be closed to public on Sunday, November 17, 2019. The measures will be implemented during the march to commemorate the Polytechnic School Students’ Uprising in 1973. Metro station <Megato Mousikis> will close at 03:00 p.m, while the …

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Greeks disapprove Athens Metro decision to rename two stations (UPD)

The management of the Attiko Metro in Athens has decided to rename two metro stations. Line 3 station <Evaggelismos> will be renamed into <Pavlos Bakoyannis> and Line 2 station <Agios Dimitrios> into <Alekos Panagoulis>. The two metro station will no longer have a geographical specification but a reference to two …

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Athens: two metro stations to close due to Eurogroup officials / Apr 1 2014

Two metro stations in downtown Athens will be closed to public today, Tuesday, 1. April 2014. Greek police took this decision, in order to protect the Euro group finance ministers and high level officials moving between Zappeio and the new Acropolis Museum, where they will probably enjoy their dinner. Metro …

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Athens: several metro stations closed due to Polytechnic protest, Nov 17/2013

Several metro stations in downtown Athens will be closed to public on Sunday, November 17th 2013 due to protest march on the anniversary of Polytechnic school uprising. Specifically, metro strations <Syntagma>, <Panepistimio> and <Evaggelismos> will close as 1 o’clock noon time, while <Megaro Mousikis> and <Ambelokipoi> will close as of …

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