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Greek Government Under Fire for Decision to Increase Highway Speed Limit

The Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport's announcement to increase the speed limit on motorways; as part of the reform of the Road Traffic Code,...

Greek Transport Minister Slams German Company for Poor Running of Regional Airports

Greece's Minister of Infrastructure and Transport Christos Spirtzis on Tuesday launched an attack against German company Fraport for not sufficiently running the 14 regional...

Key Section of Ionian Highway Opens to Traffic

Infrastructure and Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis on Wednesday officially opened the 27-km section of the Ionian highway between the Amfilochia junction and the Arta...

Excessive Speed Blamed for Fatal Train Crash in Adendro, According to Report

A preliminary report into the causes of the fatal train crash in the village of Adendro, near Thessaloniki, Greece, last week confirmed it was...

PM Tsipras Inaugurates Greece’s New Highway: Patra – Athens in 1.5 hours!

"We are opening roads. We are opening the road that was hindering the connection of Western Greece with the capital, we are opening the...

After 70 Years In-the-Making, Athens-Thessaloniki Motorway Completed

The most dangerous part of the road between Athens and Thessaloniki, the Tempi valley, is bypassed with this work, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras...

Eight in Ten Greeks Dodge Bus Fares

New data released by Road Transport AE (OSY) indicate that eight out of ten Greeks do not pay fare when taking the bus. OSY is...

Greek PM Inaugurates New Paros Airport

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras inaugurated the new Paros airport at noon on Friday, with Paronaxia Metropolitan Kallinikos sanctifying the project with holy water. "This...

Greek Gov’t in Dispute with TV Channel Owners Over Licensing

State Minister Nikos Pappas is in dispute with television channel owners over the new licensing procedures the Greek government is trying to pass. The Greek...

‘No’ to Privatisation of Urban Transport, Says Transport Min Spirtzis

In an interview with ANA-MPA, Infrastructures, Greek Transport and Networks Minister; Christos Spirtzis spoke about three draft bills for public works and public contracts. Spirtzis said he is...

Greek Aviation Workers Suspend Strike Following Talks with Government

Greek civil aviation workers have decided to suspend their planned 5-day strike that was to take place from June 20 to 25 following talks...

New Law Seeks to Prevent Toll-Free Travel by Vehicles Over 3.5 Tons on Service...

The Parliament plenum on Thursday passed an amendment submitted by Infrastructure, Greek Transport and Networks Minister Christos Spirtzis that will ban heavy vehicles of...

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