Faced with a 95% drop in passenger demand, national operator Renfe has cut off-peak commuter services by 50% and peak services by 20%.

The frequency of AVE high-speed and long-distance passenger trains has been cut still further from 50% to 30%. To maintain social distancing only a third of seats in trains still operating will be sold.

Madrid Metro cut its operating hours on March 24, with the last trains now departing at midnight instead of 01.30. Train frequency has also been reduced as the metro is only carrying around 10% of its normal traffic.

According to press reports, train builder CAF has temporarily suspended manufacturing at its factories in Spain.