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With the contribution of the LIFE programme of the European Union - LIFE14 ENV/GR/000611

Greece 2017: a transport paradise

The transformation of the Greek intercity highways into a transport paradise is about to commence on 2017. Until March, multiple sections of the Greek highways will be delivered and, up to August, a total of 2.500 km of the road network will be ready.

The improved road network is expected to change the existing transport habits on human transportation and on logistics, while it will also affect the country’s tourism. Greece will become one of the most complete European countries in the highway sector.

On the other hand, the unfinished construction work in the railway sector is also expected to be completed up to 2018, where the route Kiato-Athens-Thessaloniki-Eidomeni will be fully electrified.

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The LIFE GYM [LIFE14 ENV/GR/000611] project is co-funded by the LIFE programme, the EU financial instrument for the environment.


The sole responsibility for the content of this report lies with the authors. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the European Union. Neither the EASME nor the European Commission are responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained therein.


Start Date: 15 September 2015 – Duration: 35 months

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