Athens-Thessaloniki EXPRESS train to launch on May 20

13 May 2019
71 Views

The first EXPRESS train is expected to be launched in the Athens-Thessaloniki line on Monday, May 20.

The new route will allow passengers to reach their destinations in three hours and 55 minutes, as the Transport and Infrastructures General Secretary Thanos Bourdos said.

As he explained, the new electric trains fast trains are now included in the daily TRAINOSE routes and two stations in Lianokladi and Larissa will provide passengers a fast trip to Thessaloniki in only 3 hours and 55 minutes from the 5 hours it currently takes today.

The routes will be initially run by three TRAINOSE trains coaches overhauled by EASTY and will include all amenities for a comfortable and relaxing trip and even WiFi.
Soon, two ultra-modern trains are expected to arrive from Italy, similar to the “Silver Arrow” that had been tested in the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF’s) inauguration last year.

The Minister of Infrastructure and Transport, Christos Spirtzis, is expected to present the new 450-km-long railway line Athens-Thessaloniki next Wednesday.

You may be interested

Lotto results: 18/05/2019
GREECE
shares24 views
GREECE
shares24 views

Lotto results: 18/05/2019

Panos - May 18, 2019

The winning numbers from the Lotto draw are as follows:

OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters and CH-47 Chinook arrive in Greece (photos)
GREECE
shares45 views
GREECE
shares45 views

OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters and CH-47 Chinook arrive in Greece (photos)

makis - May 17, 2019

The American attack helicopters “Kiowa Warrior” arrived in Greece yesterday and are expected to reinforce the capabilities of the Hellenic…

The 10 most dangerous cities in the world
TRAVEL
shares42 views
TRAVEL
shares42 views

The 10 most dangerous cities in the world

Panos - May 17, 2019

Some of the most dangerous and violent cities for citizens and tourists alike are located in South America. The Mexican…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.