Hybrid Tourist Trains for Granada

A new Tourist Train service which will operate between Alhambra and Granada city as from September will be unique in Europe as they have hybrid engines, allowing for a 40% reduction in gases compared to the conventional vehicles.

Fuengirola City Tour

In just over one month of operation, the new hop-on hop-off Tourist Train in Fuengirola has carried nearly 3,000 passengers, with 60% being tourists and 40% locals. The expectation is around 50,000 passengers per year. The Fuengirola City Tour lasts about 45 minutes in its entirety, but passengers can hop on and off (or alternatively climb aboard sedately should they …

It’s back…

Absolutely amazed today to see Wally back in town, but there he was in calle Diputacion with passengers making their way on board.

Tourist train for Rincón de la Victoria

Rincón de la Victoria has launched a new service for summer visitors to the town, a tourist train. Maybe it is the one that Nerja no longer operates for some reason!

Horses and trains

July is almost upon us and as yet no sign of the carriages, the relocation dispute still not resolved. One occasionally sees them being used for weddings, but apart from that, nothing.

Tourist train to include Maro

The Council has approved the terms of reference for the granting of the tourist train concession in Nerja and one new feature is that the train will also go to Maro.

Extended service?

Nerja Council is looking at ways of improving the Tourist Train service, including extending the service to cover Maro and the Nerja Caves. Any such extension is only possible after the Council assumes control of the old N-340 coastal road within the municipality, but this move is already in progress.