Portugal - Lines with Obscure or Sparse passenger services

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This list is based on the service valid from 10 December 2017. CP no longer publishes a national railway timetable, so there are no table numbers.

CP's timetable periods nominally coincide with those in the rest of Europe, but in practice timetables are changed on an ad hoc basis, often with little notice.

Standard abbreviations are explained in General Information.

Obscure services

Lisboa Santa Apolónia (Bif. Xabregas) — Chelas

[TCE 693] (ERA 21C1) PT18/1

This south to west curve links Santa Apolónia station with Entrecampos and beyond.

R6403 05:41 Lisboa Santa Apolónia - Leiria
R6409 11:50 Lisboa Santa Apolónia - Leiria
R6411 13:50 Lisboa Santa Apolónia - Caldas da Rainha
R6413 16:30 Lisboa Santa Apolónia - Leiria
R6402 Caldas da Rainha - 08:16 Entrecampos - Lisboa Santa Apolónia
R6408 Caldas da Rainha - 13:27 Entrecampos - Lisboa Santa Apolónia
R6410 Leiria - 15:27 Entrecampos - Lisboa Santa Apolónia
R6416 Leiria - 21:32 Entrecampos - Lisboa Santa Apolónia


See Portugal - Tram services over obscure routes

Other sparse services

The following lines have few trains (relative to service levels generally in this country) - fewer than four trains each way on at least three days a week - or do not run every day of the week:

Guarda - Vilar Formoso - Fuentes de Oñoro (Spain)
Guarda - Covilha Still closed for engineering works
Valença - Tui/Guillarei (Spain)
Leiria - Verride
Linha do Leste Entroncamento - Portalegre - Elvas - Badajoz (Spain)
Linha do Vouga Oliveira de Azeméis - Sernada do Vouga Replaced by taxis with no known date for resumption of rail operation

Deletions since last edition


See also