A breakdown in an Ouigo train leaves passengers stranded for more than three hours on the Barcelona-Madrid route


A breakdown in an Ouigo train has left passengers stranded for more than three hours between the towns of Alhabama de Aragón and Ariza, in Zaragoza, on the Barcelona-Madrid route.

Adif has confirmed that at 10:32 p.m. a train from the Ouigo company was stopped between Alhabama de Aragón and Ariza.

Likewise, Adif has explained that around 2:00 a.m. the train has begun to move towards the town of Calatayud, where it is intended to evacuate the passengers.

“Due to a technical failure, the train has run out of electricity and has stopped. We are doing everything possible to make the transfer and arrive as soon as possible at the destination. We are sorry for the inconvenience that this situation may cause, ”Ouigo has pointed out on his Twitter account.

The company has assured that another train will carry out a transfer of passengers to resume the trip to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

On social networks, many travelers have shared videos of the incident and have reported that they have been standing for hours. In the images you can see some Ouigo users dancing and singing to make the wait until the evacuation is carried out more enjoyable.