THE privatisation of Greece's national train operator Trainose is set to resume after the board of the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) gave the go-ahead on January 20 for a new international tender for the sale of 100% of the company's share capital.
Station design is one of five core elements of the Nodes research project. Richard Booth, scheme development manager at Britain's West Midlands transport authority Centro, who led the design element of the project, and Caroline Hoogendoorn, the International Public Transport Association's (UITP) Nodes coordinator, reflect on Nodes achievements at improving interchange design.
THE privatisation of Greece's national train operating company Trainose and Hellenic Company for Rolling Stock Maintenance (Rosco) is set to restart after the board of directors of the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF), which is managing the sale, agreed on August 13 to set a December deadline for binding offers.
PLANS for the construction of a fourth metro line in Athens were unveiled at the end of September by Greece's minister of infrastructure, transport and networks Mr Michalis Chryssohoidis and the managing director of the city's metro operator Attiko Metro Mr Christos Tsitouras.
THE chairman and managing director of Athens metro operator Attiko Metro Mr Christos Tsitouras, and the vice-president of the European Investment Bank (EIB), Mr Mihai Tanasescu signed a €200m loan last month, the first installment in a €400m agreement to finance the extension of Thessaloniki metro Kalamaria extension.