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HSR to Link London to Madrid

A high-speed rail line is planned for 2012 between London and Madrid. France and Spain will team up to build it.
December 3, 2009, 10am PST | Alek Miller
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"Spain and France are to form an as yet unnamed company to run the high-speed link between the capitals of both countries.

The company will be jointly run by Renfe, the Spanish state rail operator, and SNCF, the French rail operator, with each taking a 50 per cent stake. It will be operated from Spain.

Renfe is planning to invest €300 million (£273 million) buying ten trains to service the new line."

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Published on Friday, November 27, 2009 in Times Online
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