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Train strike on Halloween

The Spanish train company Renfe has announced a strike on Wednesday, that will affect local trains and long distance trains all over the country.

Cercanias train in Fuengirola.

The strike will take place the day of Wednesday 31. October from 00.00 to 23.00, but The Ministry of Public Works has decreed a Minimum Services to guarantee the mobility of travelers and merchandise.

Local trains, Cercanias

For the local and short distance trains, such as the coastal train between Málaga and Fuengirola, there will be a minimum service of 75% at peak hours and a minimum service of 50% during the rest of the day. If you are travelling by Cercanias on Wednesday you might want to consider an alternative transport, if you are in a hurry.

Medium distance trains and AVE

For medium distance trains there will be a minimum service of 65%, while for Long Distance trains and High Speed trains, there will be a minimum service of 78%.

If your train has been cancelled

If your train has been cancelled, Renfe will offer you a travel by another train at an approximate time, if possible. You can also change the date of your travel or cancel your ticket. The customer service and ticket offices will be operating as usual.


Ave train in Sevilla. Photo: Iantomferry (Wikipedia).


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