Greece: No Buses, Trains on Labour Day; Metro and Tram Service after 09:00

FILE - Kids stand in front of closed Metro gate during a 24-hour strike organized by GSEE, the biggest labor union representing the entire private sector and many public sector workers in Athens on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018.(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

ATHENS – There will be no buses, trolleys and electric trains in Athens on Wednesday, May 1 (Labour Day) due to the 24-hour strike declared by the workers’ union.

The Athens metro and the tram will start their daily service from 09:00 until the end of the shift, following the Sunday timetable.

Additionally, no trains will be running throughout the country, including the suburban railway (proastiakos), while there will be no metro service from Doukissis Plakentias to the Airport.

All Athens-Thessaloniki late-night trains departing at midnight (Tuesday to Wednesday) will be cancelled. The night trains 600 and 601 will be carried out normally after the end of the strike at Wednesday midnight.