Rail tickets are set to go on sale in Costa Almeria post offices.
Rail operator Renfe and the Post Office have reached an agreement under which tickets for medium and long-distance services will be able to be sold in any of the 2,400 multi-service offices distributed around the country.
In the case of Almeria, 28 post office branches located in areas where there are no stations to buy tickets from are able to offer the ticket sales: Nijar, Campohermoso, Carboneras, Tabernas, Sorbas, La Mojonera, Alhama de Almeria, Canjayar, Gergal, Huercal-Overa, Cuevas de Almanzora, Vera, Garrucha, Mojacar Playa, El Ejido, Santa Maria del Aguila, Aguadulce, Vicar, Roquetas de Mar, Dalias, Berja, Adra, Albox, Velez Rubio, Cantoria, Olula del Rio, Macael y Tijola.
The agreement, which marks a new stage in the relationship between the two public companies, gives the Post Office the opportunity to continue implementing a strategy of diversification in its activities.
For Renfe, the agreement is aimed at improving its public service offer.
At national level, 1,297 of the post offices in which rail tickets will be available are in rural or low density population areas, covering a total population of more than 15 million people.