Athens

Engine failure on suburban railway train disrupts services

An engine failure on a train serving the Athens suburban railway (Proastiakos) route on Monday was expected to result in cancellations and delays.

The problem occurred at around 9 a.m. on a train en route to Athens International Airport from Piraeus, leading to the train being stopped at Koropi. 

Trainose said that engineers were working on restoring services. 

City of Athens offers shelter to homeless

Municipal authorities in Athens have announced measures to protect homeless people and other vulnerable groups in the Greek capital from the cold weather as temperatures drop.

Municipal teams will be active in the city center seeking out homeless people to provide them with blankets, clothing and information about organized shelters.

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