The international railway station of Portbou. The tunnel connects with the French station of Cerbère. There are only three operative rail connections between Spain and France: Irún-Hendaye, El Per... (more)
Out of the ordinary
This is how the cross-border Talgos change gauge. On the right side of the picture the train sits on Spanish broad gauge track. In the background and on the... (more)
A beautiful "estacion"
Built in 1929, the Portbou station was sized as a major international border facility. With the advent of the European Union, passengers are not ID or cu... (more)
In the "Catalan-Talgo"
The Catalan-Talgo was introduced in 1969 as a "Trans Europ Express" - TEE - first class fast train linking Genève in Switzerland with Barcelona in Spain.... (more)
The Montpellier - Barcelona - Lorca Talgo leaves Portbou after changing the gauge of its wheels. Portbou is on the Spanish side of the France-Spain border. These Talgo services will end in a few m... (more)