Monocolumn: Quality Of Life Series – Lisbon’s Train Pain

Monocolumn: Quality Of Life Series – Lisbon’s Train Pain

In this daily column from Monocle we read about how the super-fast trains that were scheduled to run in Spain and Portugal, have now been put on semi-permanent hiatus.

Dory Carr-Harris, PSFK
  • 14 june 2011

 

Monocolumn is Monocle’s daily bulletin of news and opinion. Catch up with previous editions here.

Quality of Life Series – Lisbon’s Train Pain

As Portugal’s new prime minister Pedro Passos Coelho prepares to take over as the country’s chief of damage limitation, ambitious plans originally conceived by ex-PM José Sócrates to revamp Lisbon’s transport infrastructure are in danger of being scrapped.

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