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Workers at Athens Urban Train ISAP to launch 3h work stoppage, Feb 21

Workers at Athens Urban Train ISAP will launch a 3-hour work stoppage on Thursday, February 21, 2019. With the strike, they want to draw attention to permanent problems like delays in the ticket issue, shortages in spare parts that leads to decrease of schedules. Furthermore, the want the signing of …

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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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Police cracks down gang pickpocketing tourists on Athens Metro & ISAP

A police crackdown on a gang of pickpockets working in Greek capital has led to 31 arrests so far and the resolving of  764 cases of reported thefts. In an official statement on Monday, Greek Police said that 31 people, mostly of Albanian nationality were arrested, while another 18 suspects …

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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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UPD Athens Court cancels Metro, Urban Train work stoppage, Oct 10/2013

An Athens court ruled the work stoppage to be launched by metro and urban train workers was illegal. Therefore, the metro and the urban train ISAP will operate as usual on October 10th 2013. Workers at Athens Metro and Urban Train ISAP will launch a work stoppage from 11 a.m. …

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Greek Gov’t to Metro Workers: end strike or requisition and lay-offs!

Greek government sent an ultimatum to striking Metro workers threatening them with lay-offs and ‘enforced mobilization’ or requisition. On Tuesday, government spokesman Simos Kedikoglou gave Metro workers time to resume work by next Thursday and end their strikes that prohibit the operation of Athens metro for the seventh consecutive day. “The leaders of this unacceptable …

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Athens: Metro, Tram, Urban Train Work Stoppage, Mar 28/12

Workers at the Metro, the Tram and the Urban Train (HSAP) will launch a warning four-hour work stoppage on Wednesday, March 28th 2012. The work stoppage will take place from 11 am to 3 pm. The workers demand the signing of a Collective Labour Agreement and warn that there would …

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(Upd) Athens: All Public Transport on Strike, Sept 22

Residents of Athens will experience a tough day as all public transport will be on strike. No Metro, no Urban Train-HSAP, no Tram, no Blue Buses, no Trolley, no Proastiakos, not even TRAINOSE. The 24-hour strike will take place on Thursday, September 22nd 2011. Workers at public transport means threaten to take more actions depending …

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Athens METRO & Urban Train on Strike, Sept 2

Hardly is the summer vacations period over and strikes started to hit Greece or correctly to say… the residents and tourists in Athens. The Metro and the Urban Train HSAP are on a 24-hours strike on Friday, September 2nd 2011. The workers oppose the employees’ transfers as scheduled by the bill …

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Athens: Urban Train HSAP on Strike, Jun 3

Workers at Athens Urban Train (HSAP) will launch a 24h strike on Friday, June 3, 2011. Not that HSAP functions properly in days without a strike with the non-stop ‘renovation works’… However it’s good to know that the whole line will be on hold, so better choose an alternative public …

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