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High speed lines

and long distance 2020

Isolation of the Iberian Southeast

Situación de exclusión de extremadura

 horizon 2021/2030

Corredor Sudoeste Ibérico

Corredor Sudoeste Ibérico

Road Map Proposal



  1. Recognition and commitment of the investments in infrastructures necessary for the Iberian Southwest , and their incorporation into the Infrastructure plans of the coming years.
  2. Development of a formally constituted and permanent private interest group that ensures the monitoring and continuity of the development of communication networks in the Iberian Southwest and Europe.
  3. Efforts and actions will be concentrated on the High-Speed ​​and Freight Train line that constitutes the central axis of the Iberian South-West Corridor with the following road map:
      • TRAIN WORTHY ALREADY. Radical improvements in infrastructure and current services to the maximum extent possible. Special actions in the sections that will be used in the coming years: PlasenciaMadrid, connections with Puertollano, Sevilla y Huelva.
      • Promotion of actions that allow works to be carried out in the high speed commute PlasenciaNavalmoral de la MataTalavera de la ReinaPantoja/Toledo, in order to be completed in 2023 . Conventional network improvement actions and electrification of the route Talavera de la Reina Madrid.
      • Actions in infrastructure and electrification of the section MéridaPuertollano.
      • Extension of the current Talgo service Madrid – Badajoz until Lisboa.
      • Completion of infrastructure between Badajoz and Plasencia with all the High Speed ​​characteristics.


  1. Entry into operation of the High Performance Train that allows the journey Badajoz – Madrid in less than 4 hours.
  2. Starting of commuter trains that allow high frequencies of services on the axes: PlasenciaZafra and Don Benito/Villanueva de la SerenaBadajoz.
  3. Start of operation of the line Lisboa ExtremaduraMadrid using new and old infrastructures with improvements.
  4. 2020 – 2022. Actions in infrastructure and electrification of the section Mérida Puertollano.


Completion of the new electrified line of Évora to Caia and the new railway connection of Sines.


Total electrification LisboaMadrid.


Termination and entry into service of the High Speed ​​ between Madrid and Lisboa. With all the finished infrastructures and of similar characteristics to the rest of the Iberian Network, being able to support the different necessary services of travelers and merchandise.



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