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Greek railways : a lament

Corinth station sign

For someone who loves train travel like myself, nothing is sadder than the cancelling of services and the ruination of railway stations. OSE, the National Greek Railways were the first victim of the Greek crisis and almost all but the most profitable of railway services were closed and went to dust. All international lines were […]

The Corinth Canal

The Corinth Canal Aegean view

The Corinth Canal, belongs to the Great Age of Civil Engineering of the late nineteenth century; although smaller in magnitude than its bigger cousins, the Panama and the Suez, it is no less of a miracle of engineering. And as the commemorative stone at today’s bridge entrance points out, the design brains behind the enterprise […]