Renfe starts operating its ‘low cost’ AVLO with seven-euro bills to counteract the Ouigo effect

Antonio Ramirez Cerezo




He wanted to land on the market in the Easter week last year and thus anticipate the liberalization of the train, but the pandemic delayed all plans. Fourteen months later, finally, today the AVLO, Renfe’s ‘low cost’ model that will compete in high speed en route and prices with the French Ouigo -a SNCF-, which began operations on May 10 with the end of the state of alarm. Thus, the first AVLO trip will depart from the station Figueres-Vilafant at 5:35 am bound for Madrid- Puerta de Atocha. In the other direction, the first train will leave at 6:20 am from the capital

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