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coronavirus bus

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…

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…

Athens metro

Transport strike on May 1 to mark May Day

Buses, trains and the metro will be disrupted tomorrow, Tuesday, May 1, as public transport employees will participate in strike mobilisations and work stoppages, marking May Day. Trains of the Hellenic Railways…

Metro & train strike causes huge traffic jams across Athens 3

Metro & train strike causes huge traffic jams across Athens

Metro, urban rail and tram employees in Athens have walked off the job for 24 hours. They are striking in regards to legislation that would allow the Athens transport organisation to use stations…

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