ALEXANDRA KASSIMI


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18.11.2021 / 15:33

The decade-long Greek financial crisis and the ensuing Covid pandemic have taken a heavy toll on the infrastructure and the fleet of the country’s public transport.



09.11.2021 / 11:42

An estimated 8,000 taxis may have to be withdrawn from circulation by the end of the year, Kathimerini understands, as the latest extension granted to old and polluting vehicles expires.


04.11.2021 / 16:13

The minimum age for acquiring a driver’s license will drop from 18 to 17 next year, under new legislation passed in Parliament on Wednesday, which stipulates that young motorists will have to be chaperoned by an experienced driver until they come of age.


02.11.2021 / 15:51

The launch of rail operator Trainose’s high-speed trains has been put in doubt after the Hellenic Railway Regulatory Authority (RAS) sought more time to evaluate Trenitalia’s application for certification of the ETR 470 trains it plans to introduce to the Greek network in January 2022.


19.10.2021 / 17:20

Greece’s rail operator TrainOSE moved a step closer to the licensing of five reconstructed Pendolino ETR 470-type trains after the decision of the parent company (Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane Group) to proceed with the installation of sanding systems, which are a prerequisite for the licensing by the Hellenic Railway Regulatory Authority (RAS). 


18.10.2021 / 10:04

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Friday chaired a meeting of government officials aimed at coming up with a blueprint to tackle the interconnected problems of traffic congestion and pollution in downtown Athens.


09.10.2021 / 12:02

Τhe Infrastructure and Transport Ministry is considering a string of new measures to ease increasingly bad traffic congestion in the Greek capital.



19.09.2021 / 11:44

Adapting to the new needs of its clients and shifting the focus toward domestic networks meant low-cost carrier Volotea had an active summer season in 2020 despite the coronavirus pandemic.



28.08.2021 / 16:53

The Athens Urban Transport Organization (OASA) has announced that the frequency of bus, metro, trolleybus and tram services will return as of September 4 to pre-holiday conditions.


12.07.2021 / 18:22

The Transport Ministry is considering the resumption of the discount programs that were in place before first quarantine for the holders of monthly, two-month and six-month unlimited public transport travel cards for vaccinated members of the public.