Portugal rail map
Rail map Portugal. Portugal rail map (Southern Europe - Europe) to print. Portugal rail map (Southern Europe - Europe) to download. Several companies provide rail transport in Portugal: Caminhos de Ferro Portugueses, Fertagus, Lisbon Metro, Porto Metro, Metro Transportes do Sul (light rail). REFER is the rail network administrating company. The length of Portugal railway system is as follows: total: 2,786 km (1,731 mi); broad gauge: 2,603 km (1,617 mi) 1,668 mm (5 ft 52⁄3 in) gauge (1,351 km/839 mi electrified), metre gauge: 183 km (114 mi) 1,000 mm (3 ft 33⁄8 in) gauge (2006) as you can see in Portugal rail map. A national railway system that extends throughout the continent and into Spain, is supported and administered by Comboios de Portugal. Rail transport of passengers and goods is derived using the 2,791 km (1,734 mi) of railway lines currently in service, of which 1,430 km (889 mi) are electrified and about 900 km (559 mi) allow train speeds greater than 120 km/h (75 mph).
Portugal is the motherland of the world greatest discoverers like Vasco da Gama, therefore it is no surprise that transportation is a very developed sphere. The country boasts a broad rail network (see the map of popular Portugal train routes below), connecting major cities from north to south as its shown in Portugal rail map. Apart from local commuter trains, time-saving modern high-speed rail is among the most popular modes of travel in Portugal, for instance, the connection from city center to city center on a Lisbon to Porto train takes as little as 2 hours and 35 minutes. Portugal railway network is managed by the REFER while the transport of passengers and goods are the responsibility of Caminhos de Ferro Portugueses (CP), both public companies. In 2006 the CP carried 133 million passengers and 9,750,000 t (9,600,000 long tons; 10,700,000 short tons) of goods.
Having a rail pass in Portugal enables you to explore splendid Portuguese cities such as Lisbon and Porto while taking day trips to gorgeous countryside villages. All without having to buy separate train tickets. Interrail Pass options for Portugal: Interrail Portugal Pass, Offers you extensive train travel in Portugal, Youth, senior and families discounts. Additional benefits including a 25% discount on tour buses in Porto, Braga, Coimbra and Lisbon Prices from € 80. Interrail Global Pass: Travel by train as much as you like in Portugal and 32 other European countries as its mentioned in Portugal rail map. Youth, senior and families discounts. Additional benefits including a 25% discount on tour buses in Porto, Braga, Coimbra and Lisbon; Prices from € 185.