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Spain’s state train operator Renfe faces EU probe over refusing to supply content to rival online ticket platforms

THE European Commission has opened a formal investigation to assess whether Spain's state rail operator Renfe has abused its dominant position in the country's...

Finally Malaga metro line extended into the city centre with two new stations

Malaga's long-awaited metro has finally reached the city centre after 17 years of promises and drilling. Coming in at  €760 million, double the original budget,...

Elche becomes first area on Spain’s Costa Blanca to use 100% electric-powered buses

ELCHE has become the first municipality in Alicante province to incorporate a 100% electric-powered bus within its public transport fleet. An additional seven electric buses...

Renfe’s low-cost high-speed trains, Avlo, to start Spain’s Madrid-Malaga service in June

RENFE has announced this Monday, March 5, that their low-cost high-speed train, Avlo, will begin operating in the south corridor as of June. Avlo trains...

Road to Mandalay: My nightmare on the Costa del Sol’s buses

I HAD been set the challenge of getting from Duquesa to La Cala de Mijas via public transport. Two coastal resorts on the Costa...

LACK OF PUBLIC TRANSPORT ON THE COSTA DEL SOL IS DRIVING TOURISTS AND RESIDENTS MAD

OVER half a million people live along the Costa del Sol, not counting Malaga city, a number that is said to triple during the...

Spain’s leader of health emergencies Fernando Simón announces imminent farewell to obligatory masks in public transport

THE leader of the Coordination Centre for Health Alerts and Emergencies Fernando Simon has announced that the end of masks in transport will come...

Long-distance coach travel in Spain to be free of charge from 2023

SPAIN has just increased its free travel scheme to include long-distance coaches. As confirmed by the Minister of Transport, Mobility and the Urban Agenda, Raquel...

Transport sector calls on government to finally scrap masks on Spain’s trains, buses and taxis

Spain’s transport sector is calling on the Spanish government to scrap obligatory masks on trains, buses and taxis and instead simply recommend the use...

TOUGH TEST: Taxi industry slams the exam for lack of cabs in Mallorca

TAXI industry professionals have said an exam for prospective drivers is too hard to pass. And the Mallorca’s taxi driver association says this is one...

Work to reopen Costa Blanca railway line in Spain closed in 1975 could cost up to €250 million

A report says restoring the rail link between Denia and Gandia is 'a realistic and sustainable solution' to local demands. Train services between the centres...

Spain’s low cost high-speed train war hots up as new operator Iryo brings forward launch.

SPAIN'S low cost high-speed train war goes up an extra gear in November as Italian-Spanish owned firm Ilsa launches its service. The company, under the...

Marbella clears up after recent storms batter beaches along Spain’s Costa del Sol 

STORMS that have battered the Costa del Sol in recent days have caused an estimated €670,000 of damage to beaches in Marbella alone. The council...

28,000 Saudi women apply to work as train drivers between Mecca and Medina in route operated by Spain’s Renfe

SPANISH rail firm Renfe has been inundated with applicants for 30 train driver jobs advertised exclusively for women.  Over 28,000 women applied for the roles...

Spanish naval ship helps farmers in La Palma gain access to their land

THE Spanish Navy amphibious transport ship Castilla has docked in La Palma on the Canary Islands today, Saturday, November 6. The vessel's crew will help...

SOBERING ISSUE: Shortage of whisky, gin, vodka and rum looms in Spain, according to industry bosses

THIS Christmas you may have to stick to the beer and wine. International transportation ‘issues’ could lead to a shortage of whisky, gin, vodka and...

Horses in danger as animal charity makes desperate plea for help on Spain’s Costa Blanca

HORSES, donkeys, ponies and many other animals are at risk if the Easy Horse Care Rescue Centre in Rojales can’t replace it’s ageing transport. The...
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Spain unveils plans for €20million revamp of A-7 highway on Costa del Sol

SPAIN'S Ministry of Transport has announced one of the biggest, boldest and most far-reaching roads programme for decades along the Costa del Sol. The...

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...

POP! Suez Canal unblocked after six days with huge bottleneck of cargo ships waiting to go through

As businesses and authorities worldwide breathe a collective sigh of relief, port managers are now struggling to make up for lost time.

MORE CARS THAN PEOPLE: Four Valencian towns among list of 25 ‘car tax havens’ in Spain

FOUR towns in the Valencia region have become tax havens for car registration. Serratella (Castellon) has a total population of 95, but more than 10,000...

Car use in Spain back up to nearly 50% of the levels it was before lockdown

CAR use in Spain has already risen back up to nearly 50% of the levels it was prior to the state of emergency.

Woman stopped by police after riding electric scooter on motorway in Spain

The 36-year-old was soon approached by two members of the Guardia Civil and stopped.

Easter travel chaos in Spain avoided after pilot strike called off

But technical difficulties mean the hundreds of flights that were cancelled ahead of expected walkouts will remain so

REVEALED: Over half Spain’s 66 most dangerous bridges in Andalucia government says

OVER half of Spain's 66 bridges with 'serious safety problems' are in Andalucia, government data has revealed. The 66 bridges represent 0.29% of the 23,000...

Buses in Mallorca must now have WiFi to boost connectivity

NEW buses in Palma must now have WiFi on-board and access to a USB for charging mobiles in an attempt to increase business productivity on...

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