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Excursions Out & About in Majorca Been on any good day trips lately (or in the last few years!)? Tell us all about it.

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The train from Palma to Soller will be closed for renovations from November 7, 2016 to February 5, 2017 (inclusive).
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Wasn't aware it ran through the winter?
Thought it stopped end of October?
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Wasn't aware it ran through the winter?
Thought it stopped end of October?
Here is the link for the timetable :- Timetable and Prices - Tren de Sóller - Ferrocarril de Sóller S.A./Mallorca .
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Default Soller - work on tunnels / bus service

Bus service to cover three-month shutdown of the Soller train » Balearics » News » Majorca Daily Bulletin

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Work on tunnels will mean a three-month closure of the Soller train service.


Work on the Palma-Soller line, which began on Monday, requires the train to be substituted by a bus service that will be used until the work ends at the beginning of February.
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The substitute bus will operate from calle Cetre in Soller and Eusebi Estrada in Palma. Departures from Soller will be at 09.00, 10.30, 15.00 and 16.30; from Palma they will be 09.45, 11.15, 15.45 and 17.15. The regular service, meanwhile, has sixteen weekday departures from Puerto Soller between 07.00 and 21.15 and fifteen from Palma starting at 07.00 (Saturdays and Sundays have reduced services).

...The plan is to re-open the line on 6 February, ...
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Under 5% of Soller train tickets are bought by residents » Balearics » News » Majorca Daily Bulletin
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Service on the Palma-Soller line restarted yesterday after three months of suspension because of maintenance work. ...

... more than 1.5 million tickets were sold in 2016, pointing out that 95.4% were sold to non-residents. ...

... During the year, information panels are to be installed in stations and there will also be an application for mobiles. ..

Soller train discount to stop because it is discriminatory » Balearics » News » Majorca Daily Bulletin

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From the start of April, the discount for residents travelling on the Soller train will no longer apply.
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Mateu added that his directorate is working with the Ferrocarril de Soller company on a system which rewards passengers who use the service more than once.

A single ticket on the train costs sixteen euros, but for residents it is seven euros.

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