Piraeus to have metro service by 2019, minister says


The Athens metro will have been extended to Piraeus, Aghia Varvara, Korydallos and Nikaia by 2019, Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis said on Wednesday during a visit to the Maniatika area of Piraeus where the tunnel boring machine extending the metro’s route is to start excavating.

The machine is to dig a 7.6-kilometer extension to Line 3 from Aghia Marina station to the port of Piraeus.