“We continue, with collaborations and projects, to provide solutions that improve the everyday life of citizens.” This was stated by the Minister of Infrastructure and Transport, Christos Staikouras in his post on Social Media, regarding the work that has been carried out during the last 15 days at the Ministry. Special mention was made, among other things, of the efforts to modernize the country’s railway network.

In particular, the post of Mr. Staikouras is as follows:

“During the first fortnight of August, at the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport, we continue to work seamlessly and methodically, with a view to the sustainable development of the country’s infrastructure and transport, to improve the daily life of citizens.

In this direction:

The first round of contacts of the Ministry’s political leadership with the representatives of the Transport and Infrastructure sector has been completed.

Delivered by “Building Infrastructure SA” in the Municipality of Nea Philadelphia, the new, modern, innovative, bioclimatic school building of the 3rd Gymnasium, which, from September, will be attended by 360 students.

In cooperation with the Ministry of Digital Governance, the electronic payment of vehicle transfer fees was extended to the Region of Western Greece.

We signed a decision which provides for a fund of 4.81 million euros and concerns the immediate payment of compensation for the 2nd half of the year to 30 city and 62 intercity buses, which transport students for free or with a reduced ticket.

In particular, after carrying out the necessary tests, the administrative acceptance for use by ERGOSE in OSE of the signaling of the section of the double line from Larissa to Platy, 130 kilometers long, was carried out.

At the same time, the Traffic Control Center (TCC) of Larissa was handed over, which controls the traffic of trains on a length of 200 kilometers of double railway track, in the section from Domokos to Platis.

Step by step, methodically and collaboratively, we work in all areas of infrastructure and transport. The improvement of everyday life goes through dealing with chronic problems and pathologies. Solving them is a priority for the Government.”