Spain have invested massive amounts of money into their high speed rail network, making it one of the very best in the world, behind China
A strike by cleaning sub-contractors at the AVE railway station in Córdoba is now in its fifteenth day, with bathrooms closed and rubbish piling up in the containers.
The year 2015, coincidentally an election year, is set to see an unprecedented expansion in the amount allocated to high-speed rail infrastructure, up by 48% on 2014.
From now until August 31st 2014 there is a new high-speed rail service allowing passengers to travel from Málaga to Alicante in under five hours.
A high-speed AVE train on the Madrid to Alicante route was forced to a halt near Alpera in Alicante on Wednesday after heavy rainstorms flooded the tracks.
After years of campaigning, the railway station at Villanueva de Córdoba-Los Pedroches in northern Córdoba comes into service today, Saturday.
Iberia Express is reducing the price of flights between Málaga and Madrid by up to 73% in order to try and compete with the AVE high-speed rail service between the two cities.
At a ceremony held at the Palace of the Kings of Mallorca in Perpignan, a host of officials heralded an ‘historic’ day as they announced the new AVE high-speed train link between Barcelona and Paris.
As from this morning and continuing until September 29th, there is a direct AVE high-speed train link between Málaga and Valencia with a journey time of four hours.
In the first few hours after the introduction of new, reduced prices and discounts, RENFE sold 76,500 tickets for the AVE high-speed trains, representing a 115% increase over the same day last year.