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Athens metro service to airport to resume as before, reports say

The Transport Ministry has demanded the reversal of a decision last week by the Urban Rail Transport Company (STASY) that is forcing commuters on the metro traveling to and from Athens International Airport to change trains at Doukissis Plakentias station.

According to sources cited in the Greek media, the measure, which sparked the ire of commuters, will be scrapped in coming days.

State transport firms' financial woes increase

State transport companies recorded a decline in revenues and an increase in losses last year, according to official figures.

Revenues fell 1.8 percent from 2016 to 289.3 million euros, with the 84-million-euro increase in state subsidies failing to plug the gap.

For every euro the transport companies earned as operating revenues last year, they got another from taxpayers.

One dead, two injured after car collides with train

One woman died and two people were injured near Tithorea in central Greece on Thursday morning, when the car she was driving collided with a speeding train.

Rail company TRAINOSE said train 1511 was heading from Lianokladi to Athens when it collided with a vehicle that ignored the bars on the level crossing.

Trolley bus, Proastiakos service to be affected next week by stoppages

Getting around Athens will be that much harder next week as trolley bus and Proastiakos suburban railway drivers have both announced stoppages.

On Wednesday, the capital will not have any trolley bus services from noon to 5 p.m. as workers attend a general assembly that had been postponed.