Antonio Carmona, the visible face of Renfe in the days of chaos, is the new manager of Rodales

Until now Renfe's official spokesman, Antonio Carmonait will be new Biology Director In Catalonia.

On Tuesday, the Renfe club management committee approved the appointment of Carmona, who was scheduled to coach the team Communications Director for two decades The official spokesperson for the company in Catalonia.

In fact, he has become the most visible face of Renfe, because for many years he was the person responsible for providing explanations to the media about the numerous incidents on the Rodalies network.

The last more complicated day for Rodalis users was two weeks ago when several breakdowns caused delays on the R2, R3, R4 and R12 in the middle of rush hour.

Carmona joined Renfe 23 years ago as a railroad assistant. On April 1, he will take over the position Maite Castillowhich will manage the Vilanova i la Geltrú Railway Museum in Algarraf.

Carmona was the spokesperson for Renfe (ACN) for twenty years

Transfer from Rodalis to Generalitat

This change comes at a crucial moment for Renfe's future. Carmona will experiment with Rodalis on a stage marked by Integrated transfer to Generalitatsince the ERC and PSOE agreed that this should be done during the period of this Spanish government – ​​which will end in 2027 –.

Currently, two meetings have been held between the technical teams and seven working groups have been formed.

The Catalan and Spanish governments agreed that the future public company should be created this year.Neighborhoods of Catalonia“.

A mixed company in which the state and the state participate must Replace Renfe as Rodalis operator It will absorb all of Renfe's assets in Catalonia, both materials and people, especially trains and drivers.

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Of the 700 mechanics, two out of three are from outside Catalonia and many are reluctant to move.

Commuters wait for a train in Sants on the day of the strike (ACN/Aina Martí)

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