Irun railway station
|Location||Irun, Basque Country
Irun is a railway station in Irun, Basque Country, Spain. The station is located on the Bordeaux - Irun, Bilbao - Hendaye and Hendaye - Madrid railway lines. The station is served by TGV (high speed trains) and Lunéa (night trains) operated by the SNCF and Alvia (High Speed Trains), Talgo, Arco, Estrella and EuskoTren services operated by RENFE.
The station is a border railway station where all trains have to stop, as those coming from/going into France have to change gauge from 1,668 mm (5 ft 5 21⁄32 in) Iberian gauge to 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in) standard gauge. The electric pickup supply also changes here from 3000V DC (overhead Spain) to 1500V DC (overhead France). Between the stations of Hendaye and Irun, both track gauges run together.
The following services currently call at Irun:
- high speed services (TGV) Paris - Bordeaux - Irun
- night services (Lunéa) Paris - Orléans - Dax - Irun
|Preceding station||SNCF||Following station|
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