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Transport (inc Motoring) news and information for Spain

Transport Wed, Dec 13, 2017

Motorway toll fees to rise from New Year's Day

MOTORWAY toll fees are set to go up in 2018 after three years of being frozen or going down – just as the government is planning to 'buy back' the roads from the maintenance companies. A number of toll firms...

Transport Wed, Dec 13, 2017

Driving examiner strike ceases

DRIVING examiners have called off their strike after five months and nearly 193,000 cancelled tests, saying they are 'placing their confidence' in the government to resolve their complaints. According to the...

Transport Tue, Dec 5, 2017

Tyres on 30 lorries slashed on AP-7 through Barcelona...

AT LEAST 30 lorries parked near the AP-7 motorway through the province of Barcelona had their tyres slashed in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday) for reasons that have not been clarified – five days after...

Transport Fri, Dec 1, 2017

Snow is causing havoc in Northern Spain

The polar air mass, which is leaving snow at very low levels, between 200 and 500 meters, has caused numerous circulation problems in the main and secondary networks of Aragon, La Rioja, Cantabria, Basque Country,...

Transport Wed, Nov 29, 2017

Costa del Sol train derails leaving 37 injured

A total of thirty-seven people have been injured, two of them seriously, as a result of a train derailing on the line between Seville and Malaga. The accident, according to the first hypothesis, was due to water...

Transport Thu, Nov 23, 2017

AVE fast-rail €25 offer goes live again on Saturday

RAIL board RENFE has launched another batch of tickets for the high-speed AVE line at €25 one-way, which will go on sale on the stroke of midnight on Friday through to Saturday. To celebrate the 25 anniversary of the...

Transport Mon, Nov 20, 2017

Taxi strike across Spain for 24 hours

A TAXI strike lasting 24 hours has been planned across Spain for next Wednesday (November 29) after a meeting between trade bosses and the ministry of public works failed to bring agreements over regulating car-pooling...