Puente publicizes that the Talgo Avril trains of the AVE will arrive in Asturias and Galicia on May 21 | EUROtoday

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The Minister of Transport and Sustainable Mobility, Scar Bridgeintroduced this Monday that the brand new AVE to Asturias and Galicia than to function with Talgo Avril They will start to flow into subsequent May 21 and the sale of tickets for these trains will start this Thursday, April 18.

This was said by Puente in an info occasion organized by Europa Press, the place he confirmed that Renfe is already receiving the trains. The contract, which exceeds 1,200 million euros because it additionally contemplates upkeep for 30 years, is the biggest within the historical past of AVE. Renfe plans to current a declare to Talgo for the delay that would entail a compensation which might be above 100 million.

The Avril is Talgo's most superior prepare. Thanks to their excessive capability and lightweight general weight, the Avrils decrease vitality consumption and multiply effectivity. This permits them to cut back greenhouse gasoline emissions and additional enhance the prepare's place as probably the most sustainable mode of transport.

One of the excellent traits of this newest era prepare is that its composition of 12 passenger automobiles and 200 meters lengthy They are positioned on a single ground and on the similar top because the platform, which permits passengers to entry the prepare and transfer all through its inside with out steps or ramps.

This is a singular characteristic of Talgo that not solely facilitates entry for folks with lowered mobility, but additionally presents a simple journey to all passengers, from dad and mom with child strollers to vacationers with cumbersome baggage or bicycles.

In addition, the Talgo Avril is a part of a extremely versatile technological platform that permits every supply to be tailored to the more and more complicated wants of the European railway market with totally different blocks relying on its inner business configuration, its means to vary monitor gauge (Iberian and worldwide), and its gear to be operated additionally within the north of the Pyrenees.

Thanks to those capacities, they can be utilized in virtually all the Iberian railway community electrified with catenary, bringing even nearer these locations to which the brand new high-performance railway community has not but been prolonged, and within the worldwide relations between Spain and France.

Likewise, it holds the world velocity document on Iberian gauge: 360 kilometers per hour, which was reached on September 7, 2022 on the Ourense-Santiago de Compostela high-speed line, in Galicia.