Further strike action announced for Athens public transport

Commuters in Athens are set to face new public transport hurdles on Friday, as the Athens metro, the Piraeus-Kifissia electric railway (ISAP) and the tram have decided to continue industrial action and halt services.

Union employees are protesting the government’s fresh batch of austerity measures and structural reforms submitted to Parliament.

Meanwhile, taxi drivers have agreed to end their strike on Friday at 5 a.m.