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Transport (inc Motoring) news & information for Spain

Madrid-Antequera-Granada high-speed train opens
Transport Tue, Jun 25, 2019

Madrid-Antequera-Granada high-speed train opens

A BRAND-NEW high-speed AVE train has finally opened after over 20 years of delays, and acting president Pedro Sánchez cut the red tape on it today (Tuesday). The AVE links up Granada with Madrid, about a seven-hour...

Upwardly-opening doors piloted on Barcelona metro
Transport Wed, Jun 5, 2019

Upwardly-opening doors piloted on Barcelona metro

SLIDING doors on Barcelona's underground trains may be abolished if a pilot with a newer version proves to be a success. Rather than shutting horizontally like 'conventional' doors, the openings launched on...

AVE express rail soon to run to Granada
Transport Tue, Jun 4, 2019

AVE express rail soon to run to Granada

THE HIGH-SPEED national rail service known as the 'AVE' will connect to Granada for the first time later this month – firstly with fast links to Madrid and Barcelona, then later directly to Málaga and Sevilla...

Valencia late-night metro service used by 155,000 passengers in six months
Transport Fri, May 17, 2019

Valencia late-night metro service used by 155,000...

VALENCIA'S night metro service has been used by 155,000 passengers in just six months since it was launched, or 3,370 travellers a night. Spain's third-largest city started running its underground rail network...

Nice try: You can't 'beat the breathalyser' by sucking lemons, say police
Transport Sat, Apr 27, 2019

Nice try: You can't 'beat the breathalyser' by...

GUARDIA Civil traffic police have exposed some of the most common 'clever tricks' used by drivers over the alcohol limit to fool officers into thinking they are sober and to try to 'beat the...

Peak Easter traffic times per region revealed
Transport Sat, Apr 13, 2019

Peak Easter traffic times per region revealed

TRAFFIC authorities in Spain have produced a helpful guide to avoiding gridlock over the long Easter break as national highways have already started to fill up with tailbacks in the outskirts of the country's...

Government grant scheme for electric cars launched
Transport Tue, Apr 2, 2019

Government grant scheme for electric cars launched

A NEW government subsidy plan has been launched, offering financial help for anyone who wants to replace their conventional car with an electric or hybrid version. The Plan MOVES provides grants of up to €5,000...

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