Spain rail map
Map of Spain rail. Spain rail map (Southern Europe - Europe) to print. Spain rail map (Southern Europe - Europe) to download. Rail transport in Spain operates on four rail gauges and services are operated by a variety of private and public operators. The total route length in 2008 was 15,288 km (8,847 km electrified) as its shown in Spain rail map: Most railways are operated by RENFE; metre and narrow-gauge lines are operated by FEVE and other carriers in individual autonomous communities. It is proposed and planned to build or convert more lines to standard gauge, including some dual gauging of broad-gauge lines, especially where these lines link to France, including platforms to be heightened. Spain is a member of the International Union of Railways (UIC). The UIC Country Code for Spain is 71.
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Spain rail system operators are: FEVE (Spanish: Ferrocarriles Españoles de Vía Estrecha, "Narrow-Gauge Spanish Railways") is another state-owned Spanish railway company, which operates most of Spain 1,250 km (780 mi) of narrow gauge rail as its mentioned in Spain rail map. EuskoTren (Basque: Eusko Trenbideak, Spanish: Ferrocarriles Vascos, "Basque Railways") operates trains on part of the narrow gauge railway network in the Basque Country. FGC (Catalan: Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya, "Catalan Government Railways") operates several unconnected lines in Catalonia. It operates 140 km (87 mi) of narrow gauge, 42 km (26 mi) of standard gauge, and 89 km (55 mi) of Iberian gauge routes, two metre gauge rack railways and four funicular railways. FGV (Valencian: Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat Valenciana, "Valencian Government Railways") operates several metre gauge lines in the Valencian Community.
Spain has the second-largest high-speed rail network in the world, with over 3,200km (2000 miles) of high-speed railway lines as you can see in Spain rail map. Our Spain Rail Map will show you where you can travel by train in Spain and across the border into France. Renfe is the primary operator of trains in Spain. It runs the impressive AVE service, which connects Spain major cities at speeds of up to 310km/h (193 mph). Renfe also runs various other train services in Spain, such as regional trains, the Trenhotel service and suburban Cercanías services.
The first high-speed rail line opened in 1992, connecting Madrid, Seville and Cordoba as its shown in Spain rail map. The network has expanded significantly since then. The busiest route is now the Barcelona-Madrid line, popular among tourists and locals. The recently completed Granada-Antequera line opens the popular Andalusian destination Granada to high-speed services from Madrid and Barcelona.Work is ongoing on the Madrid-Galicia high-speed rail line, which will connect Madrid and Galicia via Olmedo, Zamora and Santiago de Compostela. The line will facilitate travel at speeds of up to 350km/h.