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Tram service to and from Syntagma resumes

Tram service to and from Syntagma resumes

The tram service to and from Syntagma Square will recommence on Friday, November 20. Syntagma Tram It is recalled the tram’s service between Kasomouli Street in the Athens neighbourhood of Neos Kosmos…

Tram resumes visits to Syntagma Square

Tram resumes visits to Syntagma Square

Following a successful test run earlier this week, the Athens tram line between Vouliagmenis Avenue and central Syntagma Square, could resume as early as next week. Syntagma Tram It is recalled the…

Athens tram service begins testing phase

Athens tram service begins testing phase

Two years after authorities shut down the Athens tram line between Kasomouli Street in the Athens neighbourhood of Neos Kosmos and central Syntagma due to safety concerns, the Urban Rail Transport Company…

Alstom delivers the first two Citadis X05 trams to Athens

Alstom delivers the first two Citadis X05 trams to Athens

Alstom delivered the first two of the 25 Citadis X05 trams to Greece’s capital, Athens. They were ordered by Attiko Metro, the urban transport authority of Athens, in July 2018. The five-section…

Greek Government covid-19 assistance for the arts and culture

Greek Government covid-19 assistance for the arts and culture

Artists and other professionals in the fields of the arts and culture (including tour guides), will receive a special compensation for activity suspended and incomes lost, during the coronavirus pandemic. The announcement…

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Busy KTEL buses in line for an upgrade

Greece’s KTEL bus services are about to undergo a digital transformation, which will include the introduction of electronic tickets, telematic systems, wireless internet inside buses and “smart” stops. KTEL is the main intercity public…

Athens to Patras by train in record time! 1

Athens to Patras by train in record time!

The government’s plan for the new modern railway line in Patras was presented by the Minister of Infrastructure and Transport, Costas Karamanlis, while speaking at the 8th Regional Growth Conference in Patras.…

Greek PM inaugurates three metro stations on Line 3 (VIDEO) 3

Greek PM inaugurates three metro stations on Line 3 (VIDEO)

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Transport Minister Kostas Karamanlis inaugurated 3 new metro stations “Agia Varvara”, “Korydallos” and “Nikaia” on Monday. Named after the Piraeus suburbs of Aghia Varvara, Korydallos and Nikea,…

Athens gets three more metro stations

Athens gets three more metro stations

Greece’s Urban Rail Transport SA (STASY) announced on Friday the launch of three new metro stations to the public on July 7. According to the announcement the new stations will extend the…

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“The Great Walk Of Athens” starts on a pilot basis

The “Great Walk of Athens”, one of the largest urban initiatives ever held in the capital which aims to encourage on-foot exploration by citizens and tourists, will be pilot-tested on Thursday. The…

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Commuters to pay less for public transport from Monday

Public transportation tickets in Athens and Thessaloniki will be cheaper as of Monday, June 1, after the government’s broader relief measures to support citizens, businesses, and tourism after the coronavirus pandemic outbreak.…

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Lime scooters may not be around for much long in Athens

Electric scooter-sharing service Lime plans to terminate its operations in Athens in the wake of poor economic results due to the pandemic, according to Solomon MAG. The quick, easy, economical and, above…

Aegean Airlines counting on help from the government 12

Aegean Airlines counting on help from the government

Greek national carrier Aegean is hoping for government support after the company suffered massive losses due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, GTP Headlines reported. According to Aegean Chairman Eftichios Vassilakis, it will…

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