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Urgent maintenance works on river construction halt part of Athens Tram operation

Urgent maintenance works on the construction and retaining walls channeling the river of Ilissos underground will disrupt the operation of the Athens Tram for an unspecified period of time. Starting on Friday, October 19th 2018, the Tram will no longer operate up to end station <Syntagma> but will halt at …

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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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Athens: Construction works to paralyze 2 main Tram Lines Feb 24-Mar 6

Only one out of three Tram lines, the along the Athens Riviera, will be in operation for eleven whole days, causing immense trouble to thousands of commuters and why not, tourists. Due to construction works,  Tram lines 1 and 2, that is “Syntagma⇔Asklipieio Voula” and “Syntagma⇔SEF/Neo Faliro” will be halted …

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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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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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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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Athens: Metro, Tram, Urban Train on 24h strike, Nov 15/2015

Workers at Athens Metro, Tram and urban train ISAP have launched a 24-hour strike on Sunday, November 15th 2015. Reason for the strike is the general assembly of the workers’ union of these three public transport means. “The strike will allow workers to participate in the assembly so that important …

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Athens paralyzed as all public transport means on strike

“Rien ne va plus” on the roulette table of Athens streets as thousands moved to work with their private vehicles. No public transport means left the depot on Friday morning due to solidarity strike of bus, trolley and proastiakos workers to their colleagues of Athens Metro, urban train ISAP and tram who received ‘civil mobilization orders’. …

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