Rail transport by country

Rail workers hold stoppage on Monday, strike on Tuesday

Greek rail workers will be holding a series of stoppages and a strike, rail operator Trainose announced on Thursday, without giving a reason for the action.

According to the announcement, workers will walk off the job on Monday for three hours starting at 5 a.m., 1 p.m. and 9 p.m., while on Tuesday, they will stage a 24-hours strike.

Trainose concession protocol gets closer

The final obstacle to the sale of railway operator Trainose was lifted on Tuesday with the publication in the Government Gazette of the decision for writing off the state subsidies to the company.

It is therefore likely that the protocol for implementing the concession of the company to Italy's Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane will be signed on Thursday.

Train Derails near Larissa

Trains in Greece were temporarily stopped on the Thessaloniki-Athens railway route after a train derailed near Larissa, central Greece, around 8.30 on Thursday. It is not clear what caused the accident. There is no information about injuries and damages.

Railway operator TRAINOSE says all services have been restored, Bulgarian news agency reported.