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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…

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Mine reopened

The mine in Rio Tinto in Huelva was closed down 14 years ago, but now the mining starts again. 250 people will be directly employed in the mine and indirectly…

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Evacuation in Madrid

Atocha train station in Madrid was evacuated today after a passenger claimed that he had placed a bomb belt inside a train. A bomb squad checked the train, but found…

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Train strike and chaos today

Today CGT announced a nationwide strike on Spain’s railways. Boxing day is a big travel day in Spain and major problems are expected. The strike will last for 23 hours from…

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Christmas Sale on train tickets

The Spanish railway company Renfe is selling lots of tickets to reduced prices for Christmas travels to and from Madrid and Barcelona. In total there are about approximately 600,000 tickets with discounts up to 70%…

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More passengers travel by high speed train than by plane

Spain is the European country with the most extensive high-speed rail network. In January this year for the first time there where more passengers travelling with long distance than by air…