ON MARCH 14, Catalunya’s Minister for Territorial Policy & Public Works, Pere Macías, formally inaugurated the FGC double-track alignment between Sant Boi and Santa Coloma de Cervelló, which has been in operation since February 13 and opened the new station at Santa Coloma (RG 3.00 p141).

Taking advantage of the double-tracking, FGC stepped up its daily service between Barcelona Plaça Espanya, Sant Vicenç dels Horts and Can Ros from March 15. Up services have been increased from 36 to 76, and down trains from 41 to 75.