Monday, 8 November 2010

Algarve Railway Line - Delays this week

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 Algarve Railway Line - Delays this week 

Nov 08, 2010, 5:14 AM

Following a derailment on the old stretch of railway line near Alcacer do Sal, all trains from Lisbon to the Algarve are being routed via the 29km stretch of new line which bypasses Alcacer and will from the New Year cut the time of transit to the Algarve by 15mins.

As the new stretch has not yet received full safety approval, speeds are restricted to 60km per hour at present, resulting in delays of up to 30 minutes on trains from the Algarve to Lisbon and v.v

Article here (In Portuguese) -