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Spain to get new rail superhighway aimed at taking 48,000 lorries off the roads

IN SPAIN, just 5% of goods are moved by freight train, compared to the European average of 20%. But that is set to change...

Spain’s Renfe rail company to crack down further on passengers abusing free-ticket scheme

SPAIN’S state rail company Renfe is going to take further action to crack down on so-called “phantom reservations”, whereby passengers make multiple bookings thanks...

Spain drops probe into whether kickbacks were paid to secure €7billion high-speed rail contract in Saudi Arabia

SPANISH prosecutors have shelved an investigation into whether Spanish firms paid kickbacks to secure a contract for Saudi Arabia’s high-speed rail link citing ‘insufficient...

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,...

Andalucia-Algarve rail connection still a “dream” says Portugal’s Prime Minister

PORTUGUESE Prime Minister Antonio Costa has said that it is “a dream” of his to be able to unite the regions of the Algarve,...

Pedro Sánchez says council will approve a ‘drastic reduction’ of the AP-9 tolls

PEDRO Sánchez has confirmed the  Council of Ministers will approve a ‘drastic reduction’ in tolls on the AP-9 in Galicia on Tuesday.  This announcement was made...

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...

High Speed train launch for Spain’s Costa Blanca South in doubt due to Covid-19 border restrictions

PERIMETER checks in and out of larger towns and cities will severely slow down the operation of the new AVE into Costa Blanca South. Tickets...

EU expected to help fund eco-friendly underground highway between Spanish coast and inland Costa Blanca

A MULTI-MILLION euro underground highway linking Torrevieja and Orihuela is to be discussed this week, with important funding from the EU. Speedy transport links have...

Travel chaos predicted for Easter period after rail strike set for March 23

The strike is on the day that Spaniards traditionally depart for their Easter holiday

Today kicks off four days of Spain’s September train strikes

A series of 24-hour RENFE employee train strikes kick off today

Andalucia to receive €1.6 billion to develop infrastructure

Roads, airports and housing will all benefit from the extra funding

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

Plea to get Antequera high-speed rail test track back on track

German multinational Siemens confirmed its interest in investing in the unpopular project

Spain’s trains speed ahead

Spain has developed Europe's largest high-speed rail network

Road and rail projects cancelled

Andalucia's road improvements are halted as the government claws back cash

A rail Spanish bargain

Half-price Spanish trains give the UK a RENFE their money

Spain grinds to a halt

Cold snap causes chaos across the country




Spain’s tourism sector looking forward to bumper Easter break

SPAIN’S tourism sector is expecting to do big business this Easter, with forecasts suggesting that visitor numbers and spending will break records of recent...


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