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Decisions anticipated regarding Athens Metro Line 4 tender
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Decisions anticipated regarding Athens Metro Line 4 tender

Panos - Apr 14, 2020

The tender for Athens Metro Line 4, which is the largest public project of the decade, has recently moved in the spotlight. The Council of State’s decision…

No Trams and Metro in Athens on Friday
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No Trams and Metro in Athens on Friday

makis - Jun 13, 2019

There will be no Athens Metro services in Athens on Friday from 12:00 midday until 18:00 due to worker’s union assemblies. There will be also no tram…

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All gates at “Syntagma” Metro station will be closed on Friday

Panos - May 10, 2018

The Athens Transit System (OASA) will be closing all gates at the Syntagma Square metro station on Friday as part of its trial period, incuding the gates…

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Panepistimiou Metro station closed on Tuesday due to pro-Kurdish protests

Panos - Mar 20, 2018

Trains will not be stopping at the metro station of Panepistimiou in downtown Athens as it will be closed from 4.30 pm onwards due to a protest…

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Exhibition of artifacts found during Thessaloniki metro construction in April

Panos - Mar 05, 2018

The numerous finds and artifacts that were discovered in works for the construction of a long-overdue metro line in the northern city of Thessaloniki were recently detailed…

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Syntagma Square, Panepistimiou Avenue and Omonia metro stations closed on Snday

makis - Feb 02, 2018

The Metro stations at Syntagma Square, Panepistimiou Avenue and Omonia will not operate on Sunday, February 4 from 10 in the morning onwards. Police decided to close…

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Metro and Trolley workers declare 24-hour strike for Friday

makis - Jan 10, 2018

The Athenian public will face an upheaval while commuting to work on Friday, January 12 as the workers’ unions of the Metro and the Trolley services declared…

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Syntagma metro station closed due to safety measures for Erdogan

Panos - Dec 08, 2017

The metro station at Syntagma square in downtown Athens will remain on Friday as part of the security measures for the presence of Turkish President Recep Tayyip…

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New electronic fare system put to test in 4 Metro stations

Panos - Nov 20, 2017

Only four of the 40 metro stations will be close their gates gradually in an effort to put the new electronic ticket to the test. OASA opted…

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Metro station evacuated in Tower Hill, London

makis - Sep 26, 2017

Tube station has been evacuated after a phone charger exploded on a District Line train. The London Fire Brigade said it had dealt with a “small explosion”…

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Four Bidders Expected for Athens Metro Project

Panos - Aug 03, 2017

Four bidders are expected to show interest in Greece‘s tender to build a 1.45 billion euro ($1.72 billion) project to expand the Athens metro, a source familiar…

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Anthoupoli and Aegaleo metro stations closed to public

makis - Mar 10, 2017

Anthoupoli station on Line 2 of the Athens metro and Aegaleo station on Line 3 are to remain closed on Saturday and Sunday to allow for the…

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More disruptions in Athens transport on Friday and over weekend

makis - Mar 02, 2017

Athens commuters are set for fresh travel disruptions on Friday due to a planned 24-hour strike, the second this week, by workers on the Athens metro, tram…

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No metro, tram or ISAP in Athens on Thursday

makis - Feb 20, 2017

Workers on the Athens metro, tram and the Piraeus-Kifissia electric railway (ISAP) will strike on Thursday to protest new legislation that will allow the Athens Public Transport…

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Four Athens metro stations closed on weekend for works

makis - Feb 10, 2017

Four Athens metro stations will remain closed over the weekend as part of ongoing work to install turnstiles throughout the system. The stations that will be closed…

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Turnstile installation closes down four Athens metro stations

makis - Feb 09, 2017

Four more stations of the Athens metro will remain closed this weekend as part of ongoing work to install turnstiles throughout the system. The stations that will…

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Thessaloniki metro ready in 2020, says Transport Min Spirtzis

Panos - Feb 03, 2017

The completion of the opening of the first tunnel on Thessaloniki's main metro line is a proof that progress has been made, Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis said…

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Three metro stations closed over the weekend

makis - Jan 25, 2017

The Athens metro stations of Omonia (Line 1 and 2), Larissis Station and Dafni (Line 2) will be closed over the weekend as transport authorities install turnstiles…

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Metro, electric railway and tram employees announce strikes

makis - Nov 21, 2016

The employee unions at the Metro, electric railway and tram services have announced a series of strikes and walkouts during this week. •On Monday the electric railway…

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Metro, tram, train work stoppages from Nov 15 to Nov 25

Panos - Nov 14, 2016

Workers in Athens metro, electric train and tram (STASY) have declared work stoppages from Tuesday, November 15 to Friday, November 25. More specifically, the Athens metro, electric…