The measure, announced on Tuesday, follows a decision made last month, which allowed a 30% discount on tickets for metros, buses and trams in Spain.
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A strong measure in the face of the rising cost of living in Spain. The British newspaper pointed out that the left-wing government of Pedro Sanchez announced that some train journeys will be free from the first of September until the end of the year. WatchmanAnd the Friday 15 July.
This measure will apply to subscriptions that offer multiple trips on the “Cercanias” trains, allowing local and regional trips, as well as subscriptions for trips of less than 300 km on the rail network of the Spanish company Renfe. “This measure encourages the use of public transportation, to ensure a safe, reliable, comfortable, economical and sustainable way to carry out daily trips, in the context of exceptionally high energy and fuel prices,” He defended Spanish Transport Minister Raquel Sanchez Jimenez in a statement.
This decision comes in line with another measure taken in June, which is to reduce prices for metro, bus and tram tickets in Spain by 30%. “I know (…) it’s hard to get there at the end of the month (due to the high cost of living)“, As Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Tuesday. “I would like the Spaniards to know that I am fully aware of the daily difficulties that the majority of people face”, he added.
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