Spain

AVE Rail Tunnel Madrid Breakthrough

In Europe Spain has the longest route network for fast links by rail involving more than 2,000  km – with Madrid as the hub for rail long-distance traffic on the Iberian Peninsula. The high-speed connections coming from the north currently finish in Madrid at the Chamartin terminus and those from the south in Puerta de Atocha. Up till now passengers have had to transfer to commuter trains if they want to travel between them. As a result at present the 7.3 km long AVE twin-track rail tunnel is being built to connect the 2 stations underground. 500 m of the tunnel has been constructed by...

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