Hellenic Train announces bus routes instead of trains
The announcement in detail: "Hellenic Train announces the running of buses, from Wednesday 15 March, to transport passengers on certain routes, until rail traffic is restored. Details will follow with a further announcement tomorrow."
It should be noted that today, Monday, the Minister of infrastructure and transport, Georgios Gerapetritis, had a meeting with the Federation of Railways and Fixed Track Vehicles (POS-MST). The railways in their statement note that during the meeting, "the minister was informed by us extensively about the chronic pathologies of the Greek Railways, while it was emphasized that none of these problems have been resolved despite our repeated and targeted efforts to we highlight them in all possible ways".
The announcement continues by stating that, "Mr. Gerapetritis informed us that the intention of the Government is the safe restart of the Railway as well as that he will soon make official announcements within the above framework. On our part, our non-negotiable position for an open, safe and quality Railway was emphasized again".