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Transport (inc Motoring) news & information for Spain

RENFE to build 'AVE' between Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth
Transport Fri, Feb 21, 2020

RENFE to build 'AVE' between Houston and Dallas...

SPAIN'S State-run rail board RENFE has won a €5.6-billion contract to build an 'AVE' express line between Houston and Dallas in Texas, USA. The train will cover 386 kilometres in just 90 minutes – the...

Metro screens show how full oncoming trains will be
Transport Tue, Feb 18, 2020

Metro screens show how full oncoming trains will be

A HANDY new tool on the Barcelona metro is making life easier for everyone – and residents who use underground rail networks in the rest of Spain's cities are hoping it will spread nationwide. Simple but effective...

ITV changes for modern cars set for this May
Transport Fri, Feb 7, 2020

ITV changes for modern cars set for this May

CHANGES are set to come in for the mandatory vehicle inspection required bi-annually for cars of four years old or more and annually for those over 10 years old. From May 20 this year, any cars of two years old or more...

Valentine's train travel two-for-one offer
Transport Fri, Feb 7, 2020

Valentine's train travel two-for-one offer

A 'TWO for one' special offer on rail tickets has been launched for Valentine's Day travel on the Larga Distancia (long-distance) and high-speed AVE trains. The promotion is for trips planned between...

AVLO 'low-cost AVE' tickets go on sale: What you need to know
Transport Wed, Jan 22, 2020

AVLO 'low-cost AVE' tickets go on sale: What you...

TICKETS will be on sale for the new 'low-cost AVE' rail link from this coming Monday (January 27), even though the train will not start to run until April 6. The long-awaited 'AVLO' – a cheaper version...

Railway January sales: Up to 70% off tickets
Transport Thu, Jan 9, 2020

Railway January sales: Up to 70% off tickets

EVEN the railway board has joined in the January sales, which officially started yesterday (Wednesday) – although some shops have been holding theirs for over a week already to boost profits ahead of the Three...

Party at service station to celebrate toll-free AP-7 motorway; AP-4 also sheds its charges
Transport Tue, Dec 31, 2019

Party at service station to celebrate toll-free AP-7...

ANOTHER two motorways will become toll-free from tomorrow – in fact, in one case, from 22.00 tonight – and one town is even holding a New Year's Eve party at a service station to celebrate. Campaigns to end the...

'AVLO', the low-cost AVE link, revealed: Purple trains with no VIP or buffet cars
Transport Wed, Dec 11, 2019

'AVLO', the low-cost AVE link, revealed: Purple...

SPAIN'S high-speed AVE rail link is about to launch a 'low-cost' version – as reported earlier this autumn – which will be called the 'AVLO', according to transport board RENFE. Unlike the...

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