Topic: Renfe

Renfe gears up for branch in Paris

Spanish national operator Renfe will make a request to the ministry of finance to create a branch in Paris. The board of directors has approved this step to develop business opportunities in France, for which...Read more
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Ave high-speed train, image: Renfe

Renfe joins US high-speed association

Spanish operator Renfe has joined the United States High Speed ​​Association (USHSR), the main association dedicated to the development of high-speed rail in the country. By becoming a VIP member, the company further develops its...Read more
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New Avlo train now runs from Madrid-Barcelona

Avlo, Renfe’s new high-speed service, was launched last week with four daily circulations between Madrid and Barcelona in each direction. It is a lower-priced alternative to the Ave high-speed trains, ​with prices starting at 7...Read more
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Avril 363 train, Talgo

Talgo Avril reaches record of 363 km/h

A Talgo Avril high-speed train, developed and manufactured by Talgo in Spain, has reached a key milestone this week: it has exceeded 360 kilometres per hour. The train’s new record was reached between Valladolid and...Read more
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Ouigo Spain is a fact: operation started

Ouigo launched its service between Madrid and Barcelona this Monday, 10 May. A subsidiary of the French SNCF, it is the first new high-speed operator to enter the Spanish market. Ouigo offers 10 daily trips...Read more
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Renfe re-tenders 72 trains: no more diesel hybrids

Renfe is replacing the tender for 72 Medium Distance and Cercanías commuter trains. The company will refrain from buying hybrid diesel-electric trains, and will prioritise technologies such as hydrogen for trains that run on non-electrified...Read more
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