Athens Airport–Kiato railway

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Athens Airport–Kiato railway
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Overview
TypeHigh-speed railway/Commuter rail
StatusOperational
LocaleGreece (Attica,
Peloponnese)
TerminiAthens Airport 37°56′13″N 23°56′41″E / 37.9369°N 23.9448°E / 37.9369; 23.9448Coordinates: 37°56′13″N 23°56′41″E / 37.9369°N 23.9448°E / 37.9369; 23.9448
Kiato station 38°00′33″N 22°44′19″E / 38.0092°N 22.7387°E / 38.0092; 22.7387
Operation
Opened2005-2007 (current part)
OwnerOSE
Operator(s)TrainOSE
Technical
Line length135 km (84 mi)
(almost 235 km (146 mi) up to Patras)
Number of tracksDouble track[1]
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrificationyes[1][clarification needed]
Operating speed160 km/h (99 mph) (average)
200 km/h (124 mph) (highest)
Route map
30.6 Athens Airport
24.7 Koropi
16.0 Paiania–Kantza
13.8 Pallini
9.4 Doukissis Plakentias
Metro Line 3 to Egaleo
8.0 Pentelis
6.1 Kifisias
5.1 Nerantziotissa
2.8 Irakleio
1.4 Metamorfosi
Line from Piraeus
0.8
18.3
Acharnes SKA
Line to Larissa
21.7 Ano Liosia
Line from Agioi Anargyroi
Line to Corinth
34.7 Aspropyrgos
40.0 Magoula
52.3 Nea Peramos
58.0 Megara
Line from Agioi Anargyroi
73.1 Kineta
Line to Corinth
79.8 Agioi Theodoroi
98.7 Corinth
Zevgolatio
123.1 Kiato
to Xylokastro (planned)

The railway from Athens Airport to Kiato is a 135-kilometre long railway line in Greece, that connects the International Airport of Athens with Kiato in the Peloponnese region, via the northern suburbs of Athens and Corinth. It is currently being extended to Patras.[citation needed]

Main stations[edit]

The stations on the Athens Airport–Kiato railway are:

Services[edit]

The Athens Airport–Kiato railway is used by the following passenger services:

  • Proastiakos services Athens Airport–Ano Liosia and Athens Airport–Kiato[2]
  • OSE services: Athens Airport–Ano Liosia and Athens/SKA–Kiato. At Kiato, a bus line to Xylokastro, Diakofto, Aigio and Patras is available.

Future[edit]

As part of the P.A.Th.E./P. project, the Athens Airport-Kiato line is being extended to eventually reach Patras. In August 2019, Proastiakos services currently terminating at Kiato will be extended to Aigio.[3] New stations served by the line will be Xylokastro, Akrata and Aigio, as well as six new stops at Diminio, Lykoporia, Lygia, Platanos Beach, Diakopto and Eliki.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "OSE - 2017 Network Statement Annexes".
  2. ^ "TrainOSE - 2013 Proastiakos Athens schedule" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-03-25. Retrieved 2013-08-14.
  3. ^ "More Suburban Railway Stops Added to Peloponnese Line". GTP News. 18 April 2019.

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