Spain will Build New Gauge-changing Facility

Spain will Build New Gauge-changing Facility
August 25, 2009 1:53 am

Spain is planning to construct a €10m gauge-changing facility along the Brazatortas-Veredas rail route.

The facility will enable trains from Mérida and Badajoz to use the Córdoba high-speed line, which is currently under construction, to reach Madrid.
It will also allow travelling between Madrid and Badajoz in 3 hours 50 minutes as opposed to the current 5 hours 30 minutes.
The country will call for tenders for the work in the last quarter of 2009. Work is expected to take ten months.
The facility is part of the country’s €77m plan to improve the Madrid-Badajoz rail route to revive the rail freight sector. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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