Irun railway station

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Irún
Gare d'Irún.JPG
Location Irun, Basque Country
Spain
Coordinates 43°20′21″N 1°48′1″W / 43.33917°N 1.80028°W / 43.33917; -1.80028Coordinates: 43°20′21″N 1°48′1″W / 43.33917°N 1.80028°W / 43.33917; -1.80028
Owned by adif
Line(s) Bordeaux–Irun railway
Madrid–Hendaye railway
Bilbao–Hendaye railway

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 2132 in) Iberian gauge to 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 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.

Train Services[edit]

The following services currently call at Irun:

  • high speed services (TGV) Paris - Bordeaux - Irun
  • night services (Lunéa) Paris - Orléans - Dax - Irun
Series Train Type Route Material Notes
Alvia Barcelona-Sants - Camp de Tarragona - Lleida-Pirineus - Zaragoza-Delicias - Pamplona - San Sebastián - Irun - Hendaye Intermediate stations not shown
Madrid Chamartín - Valladolid Campo Grande - Burgos Rosa de Lima - Miranda de Ebro - Vitoria-Gasteiz - San Sebastián - Irun - Hendaye Intermediate stations not shown
Arco Salamanca - Valladolid Campo Grande - Burgos Rosa de Lima - Miranda de Ebro - Vitoria-Gasteiz - San Sebastián - Irun Intermediate stations not shown
A Coruña - Santiago de Compostela - Ourense - Ponferrada - León - Palencia - Burgos Rosa de Lima - Miranda de Ebro - Vitoria-Gasteiz - San Sebastián - Irun Intermediate stations not shown
Estrella Lisbon Santa Apolónia - Lisbon Oriente - Coimbra - Guarda - Ciudad Rodrigo - Salamanca - Valladolid Campo Grande - Burgos Rosa de Lima - Miranda de Ebro - Vitoria-Gasteiz - San Sebastián - Irun Intermediate stations not shown
Renfe Media Distancia Vitoria-Gasteiz - Zumarraga - San Sebastián - Irun Intermediate stations not shown
Cercanías San Sebastian C-1 Brinkola - Zumarraga - Tolosa - San Sebastián - Irun Intermediate stations not shown
EuskoTren 2 Lasarte-Oria - San Sebastián - Irun - Hendaye Intermediate stations not shown
Preceding station   SNCF   Following station
Terminus TGV
Intercités
night trains
Terminus

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Train station of Irun at Wikimedia Commons