Anyone who harbours ambition to ride one of the great European railway journeys over the Cordillera Cantabrica between Leon and Bilbao should make early plans now.
With the Spanish ecomomy, the dissolution of Feve and Feve's self mutilation of their own Leon terminus it is unlikely that the 200 mile route will survive in total. With one through train per day over the whole line, at a princely ticket price of about £14, the future looks very bleak.
Go now for an unforgettable narrow gauge experience. CGT tour anyone ?