Environmental approval paves way for Linha do Oeste upgrading

Both the northernmost section of the Linha do Oeste around Figueira da Foz and the southern end near Lisboa are already electrified, but national operator CP is short of diesel rolling stock for through trains on the 200 km corridor.

PORTUGAL: National environment agency APA has approved plans for the modernisation of part of the Linha do Oeste which links Lisboa with Louriçal and Figueira da Foz.

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