Portbou railway station

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Portbou
Portbou railway station.jpg
Aerial view of the station
Location Carrer Claudi Planas
17497 Portbou
Spain
Coordinates 42°25′29″N 3°9′28″E / 42.42472°N 3.15778°E / 42.42472; 3.15778Coordinates: 42°25′29″N 3°9′28″E / 42.42472°N 3.15778°E / 42.42472; 3.15778
Owned by Adif
Operated by Renfe Operadora and SNCF
Line(s)
Construction
Structure type At-grade
Other information
Station code 79315[1]
History
Opened 1878

Portbou is a railway station serving Portbou in Catalonia, Spain. It is on the Barcelona–Cerbère railway and the Narbonne–Portbou railway. The station is owned by Adif and is served by Rodalies de Catalunya regional line R11 and Girona commuter rail service line RG1. SNCF-operated TER Languedoc-Roussillon and Intercités trains also serve the station.

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. Between Cerbère railway station and Portbou railway station, both track gauges run together.

Rail services[edit]

Preceding station   Rodalies de Catalunya.svg Rodalies de Catalunya   Following station
Outbound Regional (R) services only
Terminus
R11
Terminus RG1
Preceding station   SNCF   Following station
Intercités
night trains
Terminus
Intercités
night trains
toward Perpignan
TER Languedoc-Roussillon 2
toward Narbonne
TER Languedoc-Roussillon 5

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