Junta demands government financing for Seville-Huelva-Faro AVE

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Junta demands government financing for Seville-Huelva-Faro AVE
Junta demands government financing for Seville-Huelva-Faro AVE. image: ayto huelva

Junta de Andalucia demands government financing for the Seville-Huelva-Faro AVE

Marifran Carazo, the Minister of Development, Infrastructure and Territorial Planning of the Junta de Andalucia, on Friday, October 8, demanded the commitment of the Government of Spain to the AndaluciaAlgarve railway corridor. This is a proposed project that will see the eventual high-speed connection of Sevilla, Huelva, and Faro.

An Iberian Summit will be held this coming October 28, where projects such as this high-speed connection between Sevilla-Huelva-Faro will be launched. Huelva Chamber of Commerce, and the Huelva Federation of Entrepreneurs (FOE), are the promotors of this summit.

Speaking during the ‘Dialogando’ forum in Huelva, Ms Carazo pointed out that, “once we know that the Portuguese Government intends to financially support this railway connection, there is the possibility that the Government of Spain commits itself to this project, and I have requested it to the central Executive”.

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According to reports by Efe, the minister also said, “we must bet on the arrival of high speed to the westernmost part of the community, also linking it with Portugal”, while believing that the State should, “make the most of the possibility offered by European Next Generation funds to bet on the railways”.

Regarding the conventional railway line that connects Huelva and Sevilla, she stressed that she considers it is necessary to “improve it, since it needs to be stronger in terms of its frequencies, and gain in commercial time, it is a pending issue”.

Mas Carazo also spoke about road management in Andalucia

Carazo also referred to the road systems, assuring of her commitment to the improvement and maintenance of those that fall within the Andalucian autonomous community. Once again, she called on the central government for speed in the execution of projects such as the Huelva-Badajoz motorway.


“We have challenges ahead, and what we have to do is get to work on the drafting of projects as the Junta de Andalucia is doing, and how we must do all the administrations”.

Adding, “We must demand that each one does their job, that just like the Junta is promoting and drafting the project, ensure the other administrations also do it”, stressed the minister, while highlighting the importance of public-private collaboration to undertake actions in the field of infrastructures, as reported by diariodesevilla.es.

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Chris was born in a small village in Wales, where he ran his own successful construction company for many years, before deciding in 1990, to swap the grey skies and rain for the sunshine and lifestyle of the Costa del Sol. Late last year he made the move to Southern Portugal, and is now residing on the Algarve. Having sang and played in a rock band back in Wales, he still likes to go out and entertain in his spare time, singing in restaurants and golf clubs. Interests are of course music, especially from the 60s and 70s, movies, nice restaurants, and has a passion for graphic design and online marketing.

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