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Spain’s new low-cost high-speed train company, Iryo, puts on sale tickets to Spain’s Malaga for 2023

SPAIN'S first private high-speed train operator, Iryo, has put on sale tickets for travel in 2023 between the Spanish capital and Sevilla, Malaga, Antequera...

EXPLAINER: What you need to know about Spain’s free rail travel scheme from September 1

SPAIN’S rail operator is introducing a scheme from September 1 that offers free train travel on certain local and mid-distance journeys. The scheme was announced...

Bus companies fear impact from Spain’s free train ticket scheme

BUS companies in Andalucia believe that the free train ticket scheme announced by the Spanish government will have a hugely negative impact on their...

Chaos for travellers on high-speed trains between Madrid and Barcelona after thief makes off with track cables

TRAINS on the high speed AVE route between Madrid and Barcelona and on to the coastal town of Figueres were suspended on Monday morning...

Spain’s high-speed trains to allow big dogs in pilot test on Madrid-Barcelona route

AFTER years of campaigning by pet owners, there is finally good news for those travellers in Spain who like to take their pooches with...

Spain’s Renfe to add extra AVE Madrid-Malaga service every Thursday and Friday until September

IN order to hush criticism of the lack of AVE seats to Malaga, the national rail operator, Renfe, has announced it will add an...

Maintenance work on high-speed train between Spain’s Madrid and Malaga in August

THE high-speed rail link between Madrid and Malaga will suffer delays in August due to maintenance, RENFE has announced. Delays are expected to add on...

French low-cost high-speed Ouigo train service expected to operate in Spain’s Andalucia end of 2023

FRENCH budget train-service Ouigo hopes to bring its high-speed trains to Andalucia by the end of 2023. According to Federico Pareja, the industrial and advertising...

Ouigo, the French ‘low-cost’ AVE to link Spain’s Madrid and Andalucia with five daily frequencies

FRENCH train operator Ouigo wants its 'low cost' AVE to connect Madrid and Andalucia with five daily return trains, which would stop in Cordoba. The...

Be quick: Renfe offers 100,000 bargain tickets on high speed trains across Spain for just €15  

SPAIN’S train company Renfe launched a flash sale on Friday offering trips across Spain for the bargain price of just €15. The sale to mark...

Spain puts on extra trains during Easter week to cope with surge in bookings 

SPAIN’S state rail operator Renfe has announced it will put on extra trains to cope with the surge in bookings over Easter week. Between Friday,...

Train passengers face longer high-speed rail journeys between Costa Blanca and Madrid in Spain

POLITICIANS and business groups are fuming about a train station switch that will add 15 minutes to high-speed rail journeys between Alicante and Madrid. Rail...

Spain’s Renfe celebrates ‘Black Friday’ with AVE high-speed train tickets at bargain prices—including Malaga-Madrid from just €20

RENFE has joined the Black Friday celebrations with the launch of AVE and Larga Distancia tickets at bargain prices for travel in 2022 to...

Train operator joins forces with Vega Baja city to promote popular expat area on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA council, who cover expat areas like Campoamor, the Orihuela Costa, and Mil Palmeras, has joined forces with state rail operator RENFE to promote...

President Sanchez visits Costa Blanca as local mayor brands Madrid rail link a “historic milestone” for the region

THE MAYOR of Orihuela and other dignitaries welcomed Spain’s President Sanchez, as the new AVE rail link to Madrid officially opened. A direct link to...

Spain’s President Sanchez to visit Costa Blanca on Monday to test out new AVE service into Orihuela

PEDRO SANCHEZ himself is to visit Costa Blanca South on Monday, February 1, in part to celebrate the first AVE from Madrid to Orihuela. He...

ALL ABOARD: This week marks 10th anniversary of Valencia-Madrid high-speed train line

The AVE connects Valencia and Madrid in just one hour and 35 minutes, hitting a top speed of 231 kph

Corruption and bad planning has seen almost €100 billion wasted on ‘unnecessary’ infrastructure projects in Spain

Unused airports, vanity museums, defunct desalination plants and deserted toll roads are just some of the wasteful projects undertaken

Axarquia to be left a ‘poor cousin’ if Junta de Andalucia leaves it off AVE railway plans

Politicians in Axarquia are urging the Junta de Andalucia not to forget them during plans to build new high-speed railway. The long discussed AVE service,...

Spain’s high-speed Renfe train to offer ‘low cost’ tickets

RENFE will launch a new 'low cost' service from 2019. The high-speed train, which travels from Malaga to Barcelona, Madrid and elsewhere, will be selling...

Spanish rail travel up 6% on last year

The number of people travelling on trains is up by 6.2% on last year

Spain’s high-speed AVE rail to transport donated organs

The agreement will be trialled with crossover organ donors

Spanish construction firm to build high-speed rail in USA

Construction firm ACS win €960,000 contract to lay 105km of high-speed track in California, USA

Spain’s high speed trains stay on track

Spain’s high speed trains are set to stay despite setbacks to the second most complex rail network in the world, writes Rob Horgan

Spain’s railway workers strike, shutting down trains across the nation

It is taking place on the busiest day of the year for Spain's railways




Barcelona to become first city in Spain to levy ‘Amazon tax’ in bid to empty streets of delivery vans

BARCELONA is to become the first Spanish city to implement a so-called ‘Amazon tax’, which will target online sellers such as the American e-commerce...


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