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Issue 2 2013 • 24 April 2013 • Vassilios Spyrakos, Acting Manager of Managing Department 2 – Tramway and ISAP Projects, ATTIKO METRO S.A
On 14 January 2013, a contract was signed for the construction of a tram extension in Piraeus – a port city in the region of Attica, Greece. Signed between ATTIKO METRO S.A and THEMELI S.A. (the contracting company), the project is funded by the National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF) and the Regional Operational Programme known as ‘Attica 2007-2013’ – the budget of which amounts to €61.5 million.
This extension will bring a state-of-the-art tramway network to the port city of Piraeus and is expected to serve approximately 35,000 passengers a day.
The tramway extension is 5.35km-long and includes 12 stops. The network starts from the ISAP Station at Karaiskakis Stadium and ends at the Port of Piraeus, with its terminal stop being at Akti Possidonos.
A work session between Attiko Metro S.A. / Thessaloniki Metro and the Mayors of Thessaloniki Western Suburbs was held today…