Rail transport

Piraeus metro beset by delays

Delivery of the Athens metro's extension to the port city of Piraeus is being beset by delays, with the opening of the first three stations (Aghia Varvara, Korydallos and Nikai) being pushed to early 2020 and the other three (Maniatika, Piraeus and Municipal Theater) slated to open in 2021, the company running the project has said.

Bulgaruan Railway BDZ Introduce Pre-sale of Tickets During the Summer Season

For the convenience of all customers who plan to travel by train during the summer season, BDZ-Passenger Transports Ltd. introduces a fifteen-day pre-sale of tickets for all fast trains and fast trains with mandatory reserved seats.

The pre-sale will be in force by the end of September 2019, the carrier says.

The Train form Plovdiv to Edirne Will Be Temporarily Suspended

Only after two trips from Plovdiv to Edirne and back the train was temporarily suspended, Monitor reported. Since the beginning of the month, the state railways have launched a new route, but after 68 passengers carried on weekends and many publications in the media, the voyages have been canceled.

BDZ Gives Free Travel to Children on June 1st

On the occasion of the International Children's Day BDZ this year will continue to observe its good tradition and will give free travel to all Bulgarian children up to 14 years of age. Young passengers can take advantage of this opportunity from 00:00 to 24:00 on June 1st in all passenger and fast trains (2nd class).

The Two-way Ticket for the New Train Line Plovdiv - Edirne Will Cost 28.56 BGN

On June 1st (Saturday), for the first time, a new train line connecting Plovdiv and Edirne will be put into exploitation. Through this composition "BDZ-Passenger Transport" Ltd. will provide its clients with a convenient opportunity for a tourist trip to Turkey with a two-way ticket during the weekends.