TRANSPORT

Consensus sought in rail network management
NEWS

The new managements of the Hellenic Railways Organization and Hellenic Train have been attempting a rapprochement that would allow them to address a series of problems with a modicum of consensus.


Staikouras: Gov’t supports taxi sector
ECONOMY

Making the reduced VAT rate for taxis – from 24% to 13% – permanent, as announced by the National Economy and Finance Ministry, “proves the government’s willingness to actively support the sector of taxi drivers,” Infrastructure and Transport Minister Christos Staikouras said on Thursday.


Train drivers sound alarm over rail safety
NEWS

Almost 18 months since the deadly railway accident at Tempe in central Greece, the Union of Train Drivers (PEPE) sent an extrajudicial letter to the Hellenic Railways Organization (OSE) and Hellenic Train on Wednesday, sounding the alarm.

Port passenger traffic on the rise
ECONOMY

Total passenger traffic at Greek ports in the fourth quarter of 2023 recorded an increase of 11.1% compared with the fourth quarter of 2022.


Electric buses hit streets of Athens and Thessaloniki
ENVIRONMENT

Two hundred and fifty Chinese-manufactured electric Yutong buses hit the roads of Athens (140) and Thessaloniki (110) οn Thursday, as part of the government’s plan for modern and sustainable urban mobility.



Uh-oh, those summer flights
TRANSPORT

Flight delays have become routine in recent years, not only in Greece, but also at the European level.


How much island trips cost
TRANSPORT

The increased operational and salary costs are keeping ferry ticket prices high, out of reach for many Greeks who want to travel to the islands.