The trains in Spain

Discussion in 'Continental Touring' started by peter anthony, May 23, 2008.

  1. peter anthony

    peter anthony Deleted User

    Hi
    Has anyone out there enjoyed any train trips thru, near, around in the Pyrenees? I thought some of the country may be a little steep for m/h and a day trip/tourist train thing may be a good option for a change from driving, any advice or good experiences?
    Peter
     
  2. olley

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    Hi Peter only spanish trains we have been on were Salou to Barcelona, from that, and what others have said you should find them modern, cheap and clean. Like most of Europe really. Its only the UK where you get old, dirty and expensive.:Angry:

    Came over the Pyrannes in Jan. roads are steep but if lorries or buses can do it so can we.:BigGrin: Sounds like a nice idea though to let the train take the strain.:BigGrin:

    Olley
     
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    Agree completely with Olley, we did train ride in southern spain. Was very cheap and clean too
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    are there any trains in the pyrenees ?:Confused::Confused:

    dont remember seeing any tracks when we came over.

    a lot of the steeper climbs over the mountains have a tunnel option. :thumb:

    john.
     
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    hi theirs the Somport rail tunnel in the middle, failing that you could go from Perpignan to Toulouse via Puicerda, looking at google this is a very twisty route.

    Olley
     
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    The rain in spain :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:

    isn't that a rhyme

    Sorry
     
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    Hi Pete

    dont know anything about the routes up there, but having lived in Spain can tell you that they are amongst the best run in europe, very clean ,excellent value and PUNCTUAL a very enjoyable experience unlike here in uk.
    Happy Travelling:BigGrin:
     
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    Another :thumb::thumb: for the Spanish trains from us.

    Like olley we used them around Barcelona & found the same. :BigGrin:
     
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