RENFE Adds Another Seven AVE Trains To The Córdoba-Madrid Lines
Spain’s train operator Renfe, announced on Thursday 3, that it is to add another seven train services in each direction, to its high-speed AVE Madrid-Córdoba line, from June 7, along with another two services on the Barcelona line.
According to a press release from Renfe, this will bring their Madrid – Córdoba service up to 39 trains on a working day, which will incorporate 31 AVE, two Intercity, and six Alvia trains, with departures from Madrid at 8am, 11:35am, and 5pm, with the departures from Córdoba at 7.24am, 5.29pm, 6.02pm, and 6.54pm.
Renfe’s Córdoba-Barcelona line will also add extra services from June 7, with one extra train running in each direction daily, bringing the total up to four AVE trains connecting Córdoba with Aragon and Catalonia on a daily basis, two in each direction, whilst the regular Intercity service on this line will stay as it is, combining the conventional route with high-speed lines.
The extra services from June 7 will be departing from Córdoba at 9.43am on AVE, 10.13am with Intercity, and 3.42pm on AVE, while from Barcelona the trains will depart at 8.30pm on AVE, 9.13am on Intercity, and 3:50pm with AVE, according to Europa Press.
All the Renfe timetables and tickets are available from the Renfe website or Tel: 912 320 320
Renfe also points out that all their AVE, Alvia, Euromed and Intercity services have the Aenor certification of anti-Covid protocols and the SGS ‘Disinfection Monitored’ seal, which certifies the effectiveness of the results of the cleaning and disinfection protocols.
This seal guarantees optimal levels of disinfection on all train surfaces against a wide spectrum of bacteria and viruses, including Covid-19, and in addition, Renfe applies strict cleaning and disinfection controls during train maintenance work, in workshops, and before the start of each of the departures.
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