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Public transport strikes continue in Athens

Δημοσίευση 21 Δεκεμβρίου 2010, 10:39 / Ανανεώθηκε 27 Ιουνίου 2013, 14:55
Public transport strikes continue  in Athens
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More public transport strikes were announced in Athens throughout the coming week as workers continue protest action against government plans for wage cuts and involuntary staff transfers.

More public transport strikes were announced in Athens throughout the coming week as workers continue protest action against government plans for wage cuts and involuntary staff transfers.

On Monday, all means of public transport will be on a 24-hour strike, except buses that will run on a reduced schedule until 9:00 pm.

On Tuesday, Dec. 21 buses, trolleys and trams will be on a four-hour work stoppage between 12:00 pm and 4:00 pm, while the electric railway and the metro will stop running between 11:00 am and 4:00 pm. Proastiakos employees will be on a 24-hour strike.

All means of public transport will be on a 24-hour strike on Wednesday, Dec. 22, the day the state budget will be voted on in parliament.

On Friday, Christmas Eve, bus service will stop between 12:00 pm and 4:00 pm, while the fixed track public transport means (trains and tram) will not run between 11:00 am and 4:00 pm.