Topic: Spain

Spain extends lower rail fees for 2022

In order to mitigate the effects of the crisis caused by Covid-19 on rail transport, Spain extends the reduced track access charges. This was detailed in one of the amendments to the General State Budgets...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

ILSA awards Hitachi maintenance contract

New Spanish operator ILSA has signed a 30-year agreement with Hitachi Rail for the maintenance of ILSA’s 20 new ETR 1000 trains. Train maintenance will include predictive and corrective activities.Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

ILSA starts homologation for Spanish debut

New Spanish high-speed operator ILSA started the process of homologation of their brand new fleet. The first ETR 1000, out of a fleet of 20, began the first stage of the process on the Figueras-Perpignan...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

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
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

Adif tests recycled plastic sleepers

Are synthetic sleepers a viable alternative to wooden ones? To find this out, Adif will place them on parts of the Spanish network as a test. In the coming months, the first hundred of them...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts