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1936. The years of destruction: war and postwar

The catastrophic for the country at all levels, Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) meant the destruction of countless road infrastructure, and the destruction of much of the fleet. 1934 1940 from a decrease by almost 40%. And not only that. A total disappearance would add the aging of vehicles for its exhaustive use during the war and lack of renewal during the years of war.

When peace finally stopped talking about reconstruction, was found to carry it out was not easy. Not only because of the enormous damage caused, but by the absolute shortage of materials, transport, aids, including skilled labor. Asphalt and cement were almost impossible to get, and always in insufficient quantities. Vehicle registration in this period plummets:


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