07-09-2018

650,000 passengers in July 2018 - Alfa Pendular and Intercidades break the record

A new sales record in the long-distance service of CP – Comboios de Portugal was achieved last July, having sold 650,000 train trips, representing an increase of 7.4% and over 44,900 trips more in comparison with July from the previous year.

This growth was influenced by both the AP and IC services, with an increase in demand of over 13,400 trips (+6.4%) in Alfa Pendular and 31,500 trips (+8%) in Intercidades.

Thus, the barrier of 600,000 trips in these services was exceeded for the first time, showing that 224,000 customers chose to travel in Alfa Pendular, while 426,000 customers preferred the Intercidades Service.

Likewise, Incomes from Traffic reached their highest monthly amount of 10,983,000 euros (+991,000 euros in comparison with July 2017), representing a +9.9%, whereby the Alfa Pendular service was responsible for 5,115,000 euros of said amount and the Intercidades service for 5,867,000 euros.