Zaragoza Recovers The High-Speed Rail Connection With France

As of next April 8, the route that connects Madrid with Marseille will be recovered, which will make it possible to recover the connection between Zaragoza and Tarragona with the South of France.

The forecast is that Zaragoza will connect daily with a frequency in each direction with Perpignan, Narbonne, Beziers, Montpellier, Nimes, Avignon, Aix Provence and Marseille.

David Cort├ęs, general director of Renfe-SNCF in Cooperation, reaffirmed today in Nimes the clear commitment of the railway company for the sustainable recovery of tourism during a ceremony in which together with Julien Plantier, deputy mayor of Nimes, and Xavier Labaune , director of the Nimes Tourist Office, has presented the company’s transport plan for 2022. A plan in which Renfe SNCF in Cooperation doubles the frequencies between Spain and France, connecting a total of 19 cities.

During these 25 years of cooperation, more than 13 million international travelers have traveled. In the 10 years of high speed alone, more than 6.5 million international travelers have traveled and more than 29,200 circulations have been made, which have meant more than 4.3 billion kilometers traveled between Spain and France.

The train has made it possible to avoid more than 675,000 tons of CO2 compared to other means of transport. This is equivalent to the electricity consumption of a city of more than 2.7 million inhabitants.

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