Rail transport by country

OSE and Trainose on verge of taking financial disputes to court

Tension between state-controlled Hellenic Railways' Organization (OSE) and Italian-owned railway service operator Trainose has increased amid mutual accusations over the quality of passenger and cargo rail services, while the two companies are also on the verge of legal action over financial considerations.

Train derails in northern Greece, no injuries

A passenger train serving the Thessaloniki-Larisa route derailed as it arrived at Platy station in Imathia, Central Macedonia, early Thursday morning.

The accident caused damages to the railway carriages of train 1591 but there were no injuries, operator TRAINOSE said in a statement.

The company said it is investigating the circumstances of the incident.

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.