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Boost to Athens public transport: 300 buses added to fleet

Boost to Athens public transport: 300 buses added to fleet

The Greek government has signed off on a decision allowing Athens Transport to hire 655 personnel with fast-track procedures and lease up to 300 buses, to strengthen the capital’s bus fleet. According…

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Public transport drops by 800,000 tickets

Greece’s Transport Minister Kostas Karamanlis on Wednesday announced that the use of public transportation has plunged by 90% since the implementation of the lockdown measures against the coronavirus pandemic. According to the…

STASY the Urban Rail Transportworkers' union

Athens at a standstill on Tuesday

Commuters and travelers to the Greek capital are advised that STASY the Urban Rail Transportworkers’ union, announced on Saturday a public transport strike for Tuesday 18 February. The 24 hour strike will…

Greeks go on nationwide strike to demand minimum wage 1

Greeks go on nationwide strike to demand minimum wage

Greece’s largest umbrella trade union organization General Confederation of Employees of Greece (GSEE) has called for a 24-hour nationwide strike starting from today, Wednesday 28th of November. The GSEE is commencing its…

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