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Transport (inc Motoring) news & information for Spain

AP-7, AP-1 and AP-4 to be toll-free, pledges minister
Transport Mon, Jun 18, 2018

AP-7, AP-1 and AP-4 to be toll-free, pledges minister

SPAIN'S new minister of public works, José Luis Ábalos has announced plans to scrap the tolls on three motorways when their franchises come up for renewal this and next year. The previous national government had...

Spain's first 3D zebra crossing forces drivers to brake
Transport Tue, Jun 12, 2018

Spain's first 3D zebra crossing forces drivers to brake

A THREE-DIMENSIONAL zebra crossing that looks as though pedestrians are hopping across raised blocks is being painted in Almussafes (Valencia province). The yellow-and-white crossing looks two-dimensional to those on...

Minimum age for driving lorries to fall from 21 to 18
Transport Sat, Jun 2, 2018

Minimum age for driving lorries to fall from 21 to 18

THE minimum age for driving – or learning to drive – a lorry in Spain will shortly go down to 18, confirms General Directorate of Traffic (DGT) boss Gregorio Serrano. Spain is currently the only country in Europe...

Madrid metro staff strike over asbestos cases
Transport Sat, Jun 2, 2018

Madrid metro staff strike over asbestos cases

TODAY saw the first of four days of strikes on Madrid's metro as workers call for a much more extensive health-check programme after it was found that asbestos had been used for building the rail network. Further...

Hyperloop on track to launch in Málaga
Transport Fri, May 25, 2018

Hyperloop on track to launch in Málaga

ELON Musk's super-fast train link is getting ready to go live around the world – and Málaga could be one of its first stops. The Hyperloop, where passengers half-sit and half-lie in booths, allows distances that...

Madrid to ban traffic from city centre, except residents
Transport Wed, May 23, 2018

Madrid to ban traffic from city centre, except residents

NON-RESIDENT traffic will be banned from the whole of the centre of Madrid from November in a bid to drastically cut air pollution. The massive circle marked out by the city council in which vehicles will no longer be...

Summer rail strikes announced
Transport Sat, May 19, 2018

Summer rail strikes announced

FURTHER rail strikes have been announced for this summer as staff remain unsatisfied with working conditions and pay. Employees of the national rail boards ADIF and RENFE say both companies need more staff to enable...

French rail strikes affect cross-border connections
Transport Sun, May 13, 2018

French rail strikes affect cross-border connections

SOME trains from Barcelona to Paris will be cancelled tomorrow (Monday) due to strikes in France – but not all of them, meaning travellers should check with the rail board before making travel plans. Whilst the 09.25...

Vueling cancels further 112 flights
Transport Fri, May 4, 2018

Vueling cancels further 112 flights

Vueling has cancelled a further 112 flights today, the final day of its pilots' strike. The Sepla-Vueling sector of the airline called strikes on April 25th and 26th, and yesterday, May 3rd. The airline allegedly...

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