Rapid transit

Turkish firm makes vending machine for face masks

As the coronavirus outbreak worsens around the world, a Turkish company has made a vending machine to dispense protective face masks and disinfectants in public places.

The machine is ideal for use in crowded public spaces such as subway stations and airports, according to Erdem Dinçsoy, who heads the company Elektral.

Acropolis metro station open again after ‘suspicious’ suitcase cleared

Service between Syntagma and the Acropolis station on the Athens metro has resumed as bomb disposal experts gave the all clear after examining a "suspicious" suitcase.

The abandoned suitcase was spotted at the Acropolis metro station earlier in the day, prompting metro authorities to close the station and call in bomb experts to assess the situation.

Gov’t ‘unveils’ Thessaloniki metro amid opposition scorn

Workers on the Thessaloniki metro stand in front of a freshly delivered car during an "unveiling" of the northern port city's new subway system on Thursday. The metro is not set to be finished until late 2020, prompting scorn from the political opposition Thursday. "They inaugurated four cars without a station...

The Subway in Sofia Proved to be not Effective Enough

Not well and poorly serviced by Sofia's public transport are not only the areas on the periphery of the city but also those that are relatively close to the center. The pride of the management of the metropolitan at Sofia municipality in the last decade - the metro, is far from beneficial for the entire capital and suburban areas, but mainly for the neighborhoods situated along it.