Travel alert in Greece: general strike!
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs informs Romanian citizens who are or intend to travel to Greece that the Greek National Administration of Civil Servants and the General Confederation of Workers of Greece have announced the organization of a general strike, lasting 24 hours, starting on 10 June 2021.
Several sectors will be affected, including public transport (excluding air), as follows:
- means of transport will not run on the railway (national trains, ISAP electric train - Line 1 which provides access to Athens International Airport), passenger transport vessels (ferry, local inter-island flights, etc.), trolleybuses, tram and subway in Athens (lines 2 and 3 - to the international airport);
- bus traffic in Athens will take place only from 09:00 to 21:00.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs recommends Romanian citizens to avoid non-essential trips within the mentioned interval in the central areas of the Greek capital, as there is a risk of protests / street demonstrations.