Portbou railway station

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Portbou railway station.jpg
Aerial view of the station
Location Carrer Claudi Planas
17497 Portbou
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
Structure type At-grade
Other information
Station code 79315[1]
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   Renfe Operadora   Following station
toward Cartagena
  Talgo "Mare Nostrum"   Cerbère
toward Montpellier-Saint-Roch
toward Madrid Chamartín
  Estrella "Costa Brava"   Cerbère
Preceding station   Rodalies de Catalunya símbol.svg Rodalies de Catalunya   Following station
Outbound Regional (R) services only
RG1 Terminus
Preceding station   SNCF   Following station
Terminus Intercités
night trains
night trains
TER Languedoc-Roussillon 2
TER Languedoc-Roussillon 5
toward Portbou


  1. ^ a b "Listado de líneas y estaciones" [List of railway lines and stations] (PDF) (in Spanish). Ministry of Public Works and Transport, Government of Spain. Retrieved 27 June 2014. 

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