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New hope for coastal train to Marbella

Costa Blanca does not get it’s long-awaited coastal train that could have connected the coastal towns with Alicante and Madrid. Instead the government wants to invest in the train line to Marbella….

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High speed WiFi on the AVE trains

High speed trains and high speed internet belong together and by the end of 2017 Spain’s AVE trains will be offering high speed internet access to all travellers. There will be…

Train accident in northern Spain

At least three people have been killed in a train accident in Pontevedra, northern Spain. The train has derailed about 200 meters before it got to the train station. It was…

Shuttle Bus to Alicante train station

After years of disagreements, there will now be a permanent bus connection between the AVE train station in Alicante and Benidorm with surrounding towns. The reason for the delay is that…

More trains and buses during Easter

There will be additional departures on the local train between Fuengirola and Malaga and more departures on bus and Metro in Málaga during the Easter week. Easter week or Semana Santa as it…

The train station in Los Boliches opens

The train station in Los Boliches has been closed for reconstruction since October 19th last year. It opens again tomorrow on March 18th to ease the Easter traffic. The renovations has cost…

Popular high speed trains

Spain’s AVE high-speed trains continue taking market shares from the airlines. The railway line between Madrid and Malaga had more than 2.2 million passengers last year. Malaga – Madrid The line…

Discounts on train tickets

During January and February Renfe launches 1.3 million tickets with up to 70 percent discount on the AVE high-speed trains and long distance trains. The campaign runs until February 29th 2016. The…

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Strikes affecting trains

The unions have announced a series of strikes affecting the entire Spanish railway network. It starts already today and the strikes will continue until October 23. Today the strikes are from 1…

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Railway modernization

The Minister for Development, Ana Pastor, has announced an investment of 1.257 billion Euro to improve commuter traffic in Spain. It is historically the largest single investment that has been…