Talgo’s 380 km/h Avril train to take on the airlines

Automatic gauge-changer at Roda de Bará near Tarragona.

SPAIN: In its first 18 months of full operation, the Madrid - Barcelona high speed line has made significant inroads into market share on what was the country’s busiest domestic air corr­idor. But RENFE Operadora believes it needs to do more if rail is to achieve total dominance.

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