Greek Railway Strike Cancels International Trains

In connection with the strike of the Greek railway personnel, the operation of afternoon international trains Thessloniki – Sofia – Thessaloniki is cancelled today. The fax, sent by the Greek railways to BDZ EAD, states that the strike of Greek railway personnel is held only on 24th June 2005.

The train compositions include three passenger coaches – one first-class and two second-class coaches, which can seat 170 passengers altogether. In the first-class passenger coach there is a special compartment for disabled passengers. The same coach also offers a special compartment, equipped as a playground for the youngest passengers. This playground area can be used by all children, no matter whether their parents travel first or second class. All the coaches are air-conditioned.

In addition to the European level of comfort and the competitive journey time, BDZ EAD offer attractive prices to customers who book their tickets 20 days in advance. They can buy two-way ticket for only 15 EUR. These customers can also benefit from the additional 50% discount from the ticket price for their children who are between 4 and 12 years old.

Our customers can book their tickets in advance at the offices of International Travel Bureau “Rila" (located at 5 Gurko Str., at Sofia Central Station and at the Center for transport services at the National Palace of Culture), as well as at the railway stations of Blagoevgrad and Sandansky. Tickets are issued for journeys to any of the stations in the train timetable on the territory of the Republic of Greece. The passengers, coming from Thessaloniki can travel to the railway stations on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria, indicated in the train timetable.


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