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Safety measures for Barcelona motor bikes

Barcelona city council is investing over one million euros over the next two years to help prevent motorcycle fatalities in the city. The council is installing 23 kms of protective barriers that help...
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Ryanair goes self service in Barcelona

Barcelona airport will become one of the first in Europe to be fitted with low-cost airline Ryanair
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Barcelona bus stops for disabled

By the end of 2009 all bus stops in the Catalan capital will be rendered accessible for disabled passengers. The access scheme costing
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Madrid-Barcelona high speed success story.

Nearly six million passengers have taken advantage of the high-speed Barcelona-Madrid (AVE) rail link in the 12 months since the service was inaugurated. This is more than 200 per cent up on pre-AVE t...
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Summer bus to Barcelona beaches.

19 bus lines are operating over the summer season linking the outer suburbs of the Catalan capital with metropolitan beaches at Castelldefels, Gav
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Barcelona-Madrid high speed rail link.

Inaugurated on 20 February, the AVE (Alta Velocidad Espa
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Barcelona Metro to operate all night on Saturdays.

As of 14 April, the Barcelona Metro and the urban train lines of the Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat are to operate all night on Saturday nights and on the eve of public holidays for a six-month trial...
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Barcelona road closed to traffic.

Avenida del Carrilet in the district of L'Hospitalet has been closed to traffic while a 50m long tunnel is built under the roadway a part of works on the AVE (high speed trainline). The closure betwee...
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Bikes in Barcelona:

The city council has delivered the first 200 city bikes to 14 cycle stations across Barcelona as part of the new
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New taxi fares from mid December.

Minimum taxi fares for home pick-ups and a supplement of 2 from midnight to 06.00 on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and public holidays are just some of the new taxi tariffs that will come into force in Bar...
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New tramway inaugurated.

The first section of the new T5 tramline is now in operation following the obligatory trial period without passengers. Linking the Glries Metro station (L1) with the Bess metro station (L4), the new s...
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Clickair budget airline takes to the skies in October.

The Barcelona-based low-cost airline Clickair is to launch its new service on 1 October with a flight from Barcelona to Seville. The Iberian-backed airline will initially operate budget flights from t...
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Major road works over summer.

The Barcelona council has announced one of the biggest road-works programmes seen in the Catalan capital over the last ten years. Most of the works will take place in July and August when many of Barc...
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New city maps.

The city council has produced three new maps of Barcelona as part of a campaign to encourage residents to leave the car at home. A comprehensive new public transport map includes city bus and undergro...
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Iberia to launch low-cost airline.

A Spanish rival to EasyJet, Ryanair and Air Berlin is to be launched in October this year. Spanish state airline Iberia will contribute 24 million towards the 50 million start-up capital of the new ai...
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Extra security for metro.

Twenty-two extra security guards are now patrolling the Barcelona Metro network, bringing to 164 the total number of security personnel at work at any one time. The citys busiest line, L5, now has 29...
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