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Shops opening hours, metro & tram service until Jan 7

The holiday opening hours for retail shops resume on Wednesday, ahead of the New Year. Shops will be open from 09:00 until 21:00 on week days and from 09:00 until 18:00 on Saturdays. Shops will also open on Sunday, December 31 from 11:00 until 18:00. Shops will be closed on …

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Tram workers in Athens to hold a 3h work stoppage on Oct 31

Commuters in Greek capital Athens will not be able to use the Tram for at least three hours on Tuesday, October 31, due to a meeting of Tram employees. The Board of Directors of the Electric Tram Conductors Association of Attica announced that they will hold a General Assembly meeting …

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Metro, Tram, Buses in Athens change schedules due to parades

Public transport means in Athens will change their regular schedules and routes on Saturday, October 28, due to the parades for the national holiday of OHI Day. According to police announcement, the following measures will apply on Saturday: -Metro station “Syntagma” will close at 08:00 and trains will pass through …

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Commuters in trouble due to work stoppages in public transport, Sept 21

Commuters in Greek capital Athens will face troubles on Thursday, due to the 24-hour strike called by several unions, as transport workers will also join the protest against the Labor Bill with strike and wort stoppages. One of the problems is that a court in Athens declared as “illegal” the …

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Athens Metro & Tram summer schedules are less frequent

The summer schedules for the public transport means of Athens urban rail transport begin on Monday, July 10 and will end on Sunday, September 3, 2023. The summer schedules affect Metro Lines 1, 2, 3 and the Tram. During the above period, tram and metro services will be less frequent. …

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Military parade 25. March: How Metro, Tram, Buses operate in central Athens

There will be changes in the Athens Metro and Tram services on Saturday due to the military parade for the celebration of the Independence Day, a national holiday on  March 25. According to a STASY (fixed-rail transport company)  announcement,  metro station <Syntagma> will close at 08:00 on Saturday morning and …

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Athens Metro, ISAP and Tram workers on 24h strike, March 28

Workers at Athens Metro, urban train ISAP and the Tram will launch a 24-hour strike on Tuesday, March 28, 2023. The strike will affect all fixed-track public transport means in Athens, including metro lines 2 and 3 (Athens-Airport) as well as 1 (ISAP train Piraeus-Kifissia). The umbrella union of fixed-track …

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Tram workers on work stoppage, Metro Line 1 action suspended

Workers at the Tram and Metro Line 1 in Athens will hold work stoppages on Wednesday, February 15, 20223. Workers at Metro Line 1, the overground electric railway from Piraeus to Kifissia, have announced a warning work stoppage from 10 p.m. until the end of the shift on Wednesday. The …

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Public Transport on strike paralyze Greece

Public transport means are on work stoppages or 24-hour strike, ships and ferries remain docked, trains are parked and even taxi drivers have pull the handbrake to raise their voice against the rising prices and the cost of living. The situation in the Greek capital Athens is for commuters even …

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Operation of Tram to/from Piraeus starts on Dec 15

The commercial operation of the extension of the Tram to Piraeus starts on Wednesday, December 15, 2021, the managing company STASY announced on Tuesday. The line initially includes the operation of 11 new stops: Karaiskaki Stadium, Asia Minor, Lambraki, Evangelistria, Deligianni Square, City Hall, Agia Triada, Ippodameia Square, 34th Co. …

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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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UPD Workers at Athens Metro, Tram, urban train join strike on Nov 26

Workers at Metro, Tram and Urban train ISAP have modified their mobilization actions on strike day Thursday, November 26, 2020. Late on Wednesday, thu unions of workers at STASY (metro, tram, train ISAP) announced the following: Metro: Lines 1, 2, 3 on 24-hour strike Tram: Work stoppage from 6 pm …

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Athens Tram to resume operation to/from Syntagma Sq on Nov 29

The tram service from and to Syntagma Squarein downtown Athens will resume its operation on Friday, November 20, 2020, the management company STASY said in a statement. The service has been suspended since October 2018 due to deformation of the concrete covering the bed of Ilissos river The resumption of …

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Workers at all Athens public transport means join 24h strike on Feb 18

Workers are all public transport means in Athens will join the 24-hour general strike on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, leaving hundreds of thousands of commuters with no option other than use their own car, if they have any, taxi, if they find any, walk to workplace or stay at home. …

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Cancelled! Metro, urban Train, Tram on work stoppages, Oct 17

Workers at Athens Metro, Urban train and Tram have cancelled their work stoppages scheduled for Thursday, October 17, 2019. In a joint statement issued on Wednesday, workers said they cancel their protest mobilization after receiving assurances by the Transport Minister with regards to their collective bargain. Last week, KTG reported: …

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