ATHENS

System location

Country

 Greece

Region

City

 Athens

City population

 3 090 000

System description

Urban rail transport

Number of Lines

Stations, qty.

Length, km

Length underground, km

Last Update

Metro

3

 64

 66,2

 43,3

 12.07.2020

Key details of METRO Lines

Line Designation

Stations qty.

Length, km

Length underground, km

Line 1

 24

 25,9

3,0

Line 2

 20

 17,9

17,9

Line 3

 20

 22,4

 22,4

History of METRO system

Date / Year

Line

Stretch

Remark

27.02.1869

Line 1

 Piraeus - Thissio

Steam operation started

1904

Line 1

 Piraeus - Omonia

System electrification

01.07.1927

Line 1

  Kallithea station on exiting line

01.03.1948

Line 1

  Omonia - Victoria, 1 station

30.06.1949

Line 1

  Victoria - Attiki, 1 station

12.02.1956

Line 1

  Attiki - Ano Patissia, 3 stations

14.03.1956

Line 1

  Ano Patissia - Nea Ionia, 3 stations

04.03.1957

Line 1

  Nea Ionia - Iraklio, 1 station

10.08.1957

Line 1

  Iraklio - Kifissia, 2 stations

04.08.1961

Line 1

  Aghios Eleftherios station on exiting line

03.09.1982

Line 1

  Irini station on exiting line

06.02.1989

Line 1

  Tavros station on exiting line

27.03.1989

Line 1

  KAT station on exiting line

28.01.2000

Line 2

  Sepolia - Syntagma, 7 stations

28.01.2000

Line 3

  Ethniki Amyna - Syntagma, 7 stations

16.11.2000

Line 2

  Syntagma - Dafni, 5 stations

22.04.2003

Line 3

  Syntagma - Monastiraki, 1 station

05.06.2004

Line 2

  Dafni - Ag. Dimitrios/Alexandros Panagoulis, 1 station

28.07.2004

Line 3

  Ethniki Amyna - Doukissis Plakentias, 2 stations

through services from 30.07.2020 over the Suburban Rail to Airport

06.08.2004

Line 1

  Neratziotissa station on exiting line

09.08.2004

Line 2

  Sepolia - Aghios Antonios, 1 station

28.05.2007

Line 3

  Monastiraki - Egaleo, 3 stations

02.09.2009

Line 3

  Nomismatokopio station on exiting line

23.07.2010

Line 3

  Holargos station on exiting line

30.12.2010

Line 3

  Ag. Paraskevi station on exiting line

06.04.2013

Line 2

  Aghios Antonios - Anthoupoli, 2 stations

26.07.2013

Line 2

  Ag. Dimitrios/Alexandros Panagoulis - Elliniko, 4 stations

14.12.2013

Line 3

  Egaleo - Aghia Marina, 1 station

07.07.2020

Line 3

  Aghia Marina - Nikaia, 3 stations

Future

 

 

 

2022

Line 3

 extension in 3,3 km - 3 stations

Under construction

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