EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Spain


Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
49.10 - Passenger rail transport, interurban
Number Employed: 135

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 11-01-2022
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 250

Additional Information

The private French low-cost high-speed rail operator Ouigo has announced an expansion of employment. The company, operating in Spain since a few months ago, aims to extend routes in the country. Specifically, the company expects to create 250 jobs directly and 1050 indirectly in the coming months. The most demanded profiles are train drivers, crew members, logistics staff, cleaners, and administrative staff, although the company also plans to create technical jobs linked to IT, engineering, and security. The company currently has 135 direct employees and 1300 indirectly through its suppliers.