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Torre Oro (Spain)

Welcome to the guide to the train which makes the longest express journey in Spain between Barcelona and Cadiz

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At a Glance

Travel Pass Supplement

Rail Pass Reservation Fees
Reservations

Compulsory
Time of Day

Day
Catering

Food services available

Bistro (bar food and take away meals)
Accessibility

Accessing the train

Wheelchair Spaces
Train Specification

Attributes of the train

High Speed (partial)
Has a Conductor
Country

Which country these trains operate in.

Spain
Travel Passes

On Board

Comfort

Perks
Power Socket

The power sockets on this train are compatible with standard E.U. two point plugs.

Note that most of the seats have been rotated so that they face forwards.

Estandar

Perks
Power Socket

The power sockets on this train are compatible with standard E.U. two point plugs.

The same train is used for this Torre Oro service and some of the Alvia services in Spain.

SMTJ presumes that the Spanish national rail operator Renfe has baulked at classifying this train as an Alvila services because it travels on high speed lines for such a tiny percentage of the journey.

Route:

The trains makes a daily journey in each direction on Spain's longest express train route:
Barcelona - Valencia - Albacete - Alcazar de San Juan - Cordoba - Sevilla - Jerez - Cadiz
(It makes calls in additional locations to those listed)

Reservations:

Seats will automatically be assigned when booking tickets for journeys by this train.

Rail pass users will need to have made reservations prior to boarding.
Info on how to book these rail pass reservations is available HERE on our Spanish train tickets and passes guide.

Boarding

The Coche (coach/carriage) and Plaza (seat numbers) will be on your ticket - so check the plaza number before you step on to the train.

Each coach/carriage only has one door on each side on each side of the train.
The coach/carriage numbers will be on an electronic info panel beside the door.
The doors have a larger letter 'P' on then if the coach houses 'Preferente' class and a 'T' for Turista class.

The luggage racks are between the doors and the seating saloons, the only other luggage storage space is above the seats.
However, if you have a large or heavy bag you should make use of the racks by the doors - and accept that you probably won't be able to see your bag(s) from your seat.

If you see space on the racks, our advice is to stow your bags on it and then find your seat.
If you subsequently decide to move your bags by the seat, you'll be able to do that, but things can be more awkward if you head to your seat first - and then decide you want to use the rack after all.

The seat numbers are on a strip above the windows.
As all seats reserved there is nothing else to indicate which seats you should occupy, be guided by the plaza number on your ticket.

Catering:

A bar car is available to all passengers where drinks, snacks, sandwiches and hot food etc can be purchased, you can consume these at the tables in the bar car or take them back to your seat.

Bicycles:

Only folded bicycles can be taken on board as hand luggage, but they must be placed in a travel case, or bag which can have a maximum height/width of 180cm.

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