rail service between macedonia and greece
Replies: 9 - Last Post: Sep 14, 2012 5:03 AM Last Post By: gaucho_gr
Sep 12, 2012 10:35 AM
rail service between macedonia and greecehello there everyone i recently travelled from skopje,macedonia to athens there is no train connection you will have to get a coach from skopje bus station which is next to the train station to thessolonika the is 1200 denars one way but beware when u get to greece the vast majority of shops and goverment instutions do not accept payment by credit or debit cards even athens train station would not accept my mastercard you will cash where ever you go in greece
Sep 13, 2012 1:04 AM
1Try to inform the community and not to mislead the people in Thorn Tree, my dear friend.
Where in Salonica they did not accept your debit or credit card?
please list 5 shops
And 5 for Athens!
And something else.
Put some infos in your profile to see whats your objectives to give such mislead infos for the community
And Still The country has the name Former Yugoslavic Republic oF Macedonia.
Dont Forget it!
Sep 13, 2012 3:34 AM
2Hi - and welcome to Thorn Tree.
For your future reference....
Sep 14, 2012 3:18 AM
3Trains to and from Skopje to Thessaloniki have stopped since September 1st. It was more like a joke really, one itinerary per week on weekends.
Small shops in Thessaloniki -and everywhere else in Greece for that matter- do not (or do not bother to) accept credit cards.. I am referring to small groceries, kiosks, caffes, small and fast-food restaurants and this sort of places.
@gaucho_gr, relax brother! No need to be aggressive, this is an international community..
Sep 14, 2012 3:22 AM
Sep 14, 2012 3:34 AM
Sep 14, 2012 3:47 AM
Sep 14, 2012 4:02 AM
7The initial schedule was for the line to last until 30th September, but due to lack of travelers -trains went empty, not only leaving no profit but creating a big loss- it was canceled earlier. The schedule, having to leave Skopje at 05.00 am didn't help either.
The initiative for the line was from the MZ part, functioning more as a tourist line than a commuter one and catering mainly to travelers from FYROM that wanted to spent a weekend in Thessaloniki.
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