The 500 km-long Athens-Thessaloniki route is now fully electrified – the perfect occasion to send a completely redesigned ‘Hellassprinter’ express train. On 15.05.2019 the blue-white train ran from Athens to Thessaloniki with the minister of transport on board, accompanied by OSE and TRAINOSE officials and journalists.
We thank Nick Fotis for his pictures and text and Panagiotis Giannoulas for his video (check out his YouTube channel).
Let’s start with the video:
Panagiotis Giannoulas captured OSE locomotive 120 020 and the rebranded coaches near Attica: