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Transport (inc Motoring) news & information for Girona province

Fined for photographing a motorway speed trap
Transport Thu, Jan 18, 2018

Fined for photographing a motorway speed trap

A MAN has been fined for taking a photograph of a speed trap on the AP-7 and uploading it onto social media. Catalunya's military police, the Mossos d'Esquadra, saw the 23-year-old on the roof of a service...

Two arrested for supplanting driving test candidate
Transport Mon, May 29, 2017

Two arrested for supplanting driving test candidate

TWO men who took driving tests in another candidate's name have been arrested on the Costa Brava, according to traffic police. The first was caught on Thursday in Sant Joan les Fonts (Girona province) when a man...

Passenger's fake bomb threat grounds AVE train in Girona
Transport Fri, Mar 3, 2017

Passenger's fake bomb threat grounds AVE train in Girona

A YOUTH on a train who shouted at the top of his voice that he had a bomb and was going to detonate it caused the high-speed AVE Barcelona-Girona line to be pulled up and evacuated yesterday evening (Thursday). The ARRO...

ADIF rail boss resigns over Costa Brava track floods
Transport Sat, Dec 27, 2014

ADIF rail boss resigns over Costa Brava track floods

A NATIONAL rail board boss has been forced to resign after a tunnel on a Costa Brava high-speed track flooded twice due to blocked drainpipes. Antonio Gutiérrez, head of construction and planning at ADIF, has stood...

Speed trap radar nets 6,650 euros in fines every day
Transport Sun, Jan 8, 2012

Speed trap radar nets 6,650 euros in fines every day

A SPEED camera in the province of Girona responsible for dishing out 133 fines per day has caused an uproar amongst motorists. The radar, which is set up on the Platja d'Aro – a Costa Brava seaside town – nets...

Ryanair jets collide at Girona airport
Transport Thu, Jan 14, 2010

Ryanair jets collide at Girona airport

Two aeroplanes operated by the Irish airline, Ryanair, grazed each other at 11.10 this morning in the holding zone at the bottom of the runway at Girona-Costa Brava airport, where they were preparing to take off....

16-year-old dies as Dutch bus crashes in Girona
Transport Mon, Oct 19, 2009

16-year-old dies as Dutch bus crashes in Girona

A 16-year-old Dutch girl has died and 19 more people, most of them students, have been injured this morning when the coach they were travelling in crashed as it was leaving the the AP-7 motorway in la Escala (Girona)...

Transport Thu, Jul 31, 2008

Baby dies after car boot ordeal

A 25 day old baby boy died in Olot (Girona) late last night after his father forgot to take him out of his carry-cot before loading it into the boot of his car. Not realising his mistake until arriving at his...

French taxi drivers block Spanish border
Transport Wed, Feb 6, 2008

French taxi drivers block Spanish border

Around a hundred French taxi drivers blocked the A9 motorway at the final toll station north of Spain's La Jonquera border this morning as part of the second national protest this week at government plans to...

Missing woman found in car wreck ten years later
Transport Fri, Jan 12, 2007

Missing woman found in car wreck ten years later

It is thought that the human remains found inside a wrecked BMW 316 yesterday at the bottom of a dried-up river bed near Boadella reservoir, may be those of a woman from Darnius (Girona) who has been missing for the...

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