Electric rail transport

Minister Assures: Bulgaria's Rail Routes Recovering from Snow-Related Strain

Transport Minister Georgi Gvozdeikov addressed the recent snowfall's impact on Bulgaria's railway network, expressing relief that, as of 6 a.m. on Monday, the situation is gradually stabilizing. Speaking on Nova TV, Gvozdeikov highlighted the extreme challenges faced by over 30 teams battling heavy snow and strong winds to rectify the railway disruptions.

PM visits Thessaloniki metro for train trial operation

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis was a passenger in the first trial operation of the Thessaloniki metro on Thursday.

The project has been plagued by years of delays mainly caused by the two re-designings of the Venizelos and Agia Sofia stations and legal wrangling over the antiquities uncovered while digging. 

Tunnel borer being assembled to start work on new Athens metro line

The first of two massive tunnel borers that will be put to work on the extension of the Athens metro is being assembled, the president of Attiko Metro SA announced on Tuesday.

In a post on social media, Nikos Tachiaos published photographs of the construction site on Katehaki Avenue in the Athens suburb of Ellinoroson where the assembly is taking place. 

Athens metro stations shut down, as protest rally is held over Tempe train collision

The Athens metro stops "Syntagma" and "Panepistimio" were shut down at 10:30 on Sunday for a rally taking place at Syntagma Square over the deadly train collision accident at Tempe.

The rally is being held downtown as of 12:00 noon, and metro trains will be passing through the two stations mentioned above without stopping.