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train that covered the route between Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and Barcelona Sants suffered a technical incident on Monday night that caused a three-hour break in
As reported by Civil Protection of Catalonia on Twitter, an incident that affects the electrification system of the high-speed line has caused the
train to stop at 10:30 p.m. at the height of the town of
For this reason, the company has chartered two other trains to transfer passengers to their destination.
The train, which left at 8:00 p.m. two hours late, should have arrived in Barcelona at 8:40 p.m., as reported by
on its website.
Around 2:15 a.m., and after several hours stranded, the Avlo
passengers were transferred in parallel
to another convoy, as detailed by Renfe on its social networks.
Some users on social networks report having arrived in Barcelona
at 3:00 a.m.
after leaving the capital at 8:00 p.m., almost seven hours later.
In addition, they say they have seen a small explosion through the window followed by a flame, which presumably was a high-tension cable hanging above the car.
On Sunday night, a train from the
company experienced a similar episode, when one of its trains suffered a technical breakdown and left its passengers stranded for more than three hours.
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