General Strike to paralyze Greece on June 28-29, 2011

(keeptalkinggreece) No public transport, no public services, no municipality services incl. garbage collection, no hospitals, no doctors, no dentists, no banks, no pharmacies,  no ferries from/to Piraeus, disruptions in air flights ,… An unprecedented general strike, lasting 48 hours will paralyze Greece on June 28-28, 2011, the days the Mid-Term Austerity Programme will be debated and voted in the Greek Parliament.

Big protest rallies will cause all kind of traffic jams in the streets of downtown Athens.

Public Transport:

June 28: only urban train HSAP will operate from 10 am to 4 pm.

June 29: Urban train HSAP will operate from 11 am to 12 midnight – the Metro will operate from 4 pm until 12 midnight.

Urban Train workers’ labour union have called the workers in buses, trolley bus, tram and metro to change their strike and work stoppage schedules in order to facilitate protesters to join the rallies.

So, keep an eye for Updates!

Indignant Greeks have called people to come down to Syntagma Square and join the crowds in front of the Parliament already on Tuesday morning. They plan to ‘blockade’ the Parliament on Thursday. They also call motorists to cause traffic jams and so hinder lawmakers from entering the Parliament.

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