Greece: No Metro, Tram on Thursday, Work Stoppages in Buses and Trolleys

November 17, 2021

ATHENS – Metro, electric trains and trams will not run on Thursday in protest against the death of a foreperson killed while supervising works on the ISAP electric rail line (metro line 1) on Tuesday.

The workers of Urban Rail Transport S.A. (STASY), the fixed-track public transport operators, are demanding the immediate assumption of safety measures to prevent workplace accidents.

Additionally, there will be work stoppages by public transport bus drivers from the start of the shift until 09:00 and from 21:00 until the end of the shift and by Athens trolley buses from 13:00 to 15:00.


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