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AVE train connects Barcelona to Girona and Figueres
SPAIN’s national train operator Renfe is ready to launch commercial services on the country’s newest high-speed line next week. Eight Madrid – Barcelona trains will be extended to Girona and Figueres via the AVE, near the French border from January 9th, plus an additional Barcelona – Figueres service. Two of the new services will be scheduled to allow passengers to transfer to TGV trains currently being operated by French National Railways (SNCF) between Figueres and Paris. It is planned to extend international services from France through to Barcelona in the spring.
The route between Barcelona and the French capital will be reduced by one hour. The service is similar to that currently linking Madrid and Barcelona, which has been a popular way to travel between the cities.
To buy tickets click visit www.renfe.com.
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