The Spanish government has given the green light to begin tendering for three sections of the planned high-speed line between Madrid and the Portuguese border.
The three sections cover a total of 16.8 kilometres between Plasencia station and Grimaldo in the Spanish province of Cáceres.
Once the complete, the new sections of track will become part of the Madrid-Extremadura-Portuguese border high-speed line.
The work has been valued at 100.8 million euros.
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