A train station in the middle of nowhere

The AVE Madrid-Alicante high-speed train route in Spain was inaugurated on June 17. It was a $15 million investment to build the

station, one stop along the two hour and twenty minute journey, however,

the station remains unfinished due to lack of budget.

Villena High Speed Train Station: In The Middle Of Nowhere

VILLENA, SPAIN - JULY 10: A traveller waits for relatives at Villena AVE station outdoors to pick up her on July 10, 2013 in Villena, Spain. The AVE Madrid-Alicante high-speed train route was inaugurated by Prince Felipe of Spain and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on June 17. An 11.5 million euro investment was made into building the Villena AVE station, one stop along the two hour and twenty minute journey, however, the station remains unfinished due to lack of budget. Access to and from the station to the surrounding towns is difficult due to the lack of transport and road infrastructure in the area leaving the station largely unused. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Villena High Speed Train Station: In The Middle Of Nowhere

VILLENA, SPAIN - JULY 11: An AVE, the Spanish high speed train, leaves the Villena station towards Madrid on July 11, 2013 in Villena, Spain. The AVE Madrid-Alicante high-speed train route was inaugurated by Prince Felipe of Spain and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on June 17. An 11.5 million euro investment was made into building the Villena AVE station, one stop along the two hour and twenty minute journey, however, the station remains unfinished due to lack of budget. Access to and from the station to the surrounding towns is difficult due to the lack of transport and road infrastructure in the area leaving the station largely unused. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Villena High Speed Train Station: In The Middle Of Nowhere

VILLENA, SPAIN - JULY 11: A traveller goes up the escalator to platform one inside the Villena glass-and-steel high speed train station on July 11, 2013 in Villena, Spain. The AVE Madrid-Alicante high-speed train route was inaugurated by Prince Felipe of Spain and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on June 17. An 11.5 million euro investment was made into building the Villena AVE station, one stop along the two hour and twenty minute journey, however, the station remains unfinished due to lack of budget. Access to and from the station to the surrounding towns is difficult due to the lack of transport and road infrastructure in the area leaving the station largely unused. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Villena High Speed Train Station: In The Middle Of Nowhere

VILLENA, SPAIN - JULY 11: Two native pensioners sit in the Villena AVE station on July 11, 2013 in Villena, Spain. The AVE Madrid-Alicante high-speed train route was inaugurated by Prince Felipe of Spain and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on June 17. An 11.5 million euro investment was made into building the Villena AVE station, one stop along the two hour and twenty minute journey, however, the station remains unfinished due to lack of budget. Access to and from the station to the surrounding towns is difficult due to the lack of transport and road infrastructure in the area leaving the station largely unused. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Villena High Speed Train Station: In The Middle Of Nowhere

VILLENA, SPAIN - JULY 11: A cleaner sweeps the hall floor of Villena high speed railway station on July 11, 2013 in Villena, Spain. The AVE Madrid-Alicante high-speed train route was inaugurated by Prince Felipe of Spain and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on June 17. An 11.5 million euro investment was made into building the Villena AVE station, one stop along the two hour and twenty minute journey, however, the station remains unfinished due to lack of budget. Access to and from the station to the surrounding towns is difficult due to the lack of transport and road infrastructure in the area leaving the station largely unused. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Villena High Speed Train Station: In The Middle Of Nowhere

VILLENA, SPAIN - JULY 11: An empty shuttle bus leaves the Villena AVE station without passengers on July 11, 2013 in Villena, Spain. The AVE Madrid-Alicante high-speed train route was inaugurated by Prince Felipe of Spain and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on June 17. An 11.5 million euro investment was made into building the Villena AVE station, one stop along the two hour and twenty minute journey, however, the station remains unfinished due to lack of budget. Access to and from the station to the surrounding towns is difficult due to the lack of transport and road infrastructure in the area leaving the station largely unused. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Villena High Speed Train Station: In The Middle Of Nowhere

VILLENA, SPAIN - JULY 11: A construction worker drags a fuel hose to the lorry generator that feeds electricity to the station on July 11, 2013 in Villena, Spain. The AVE Madrid-Alicante high-speed train route was inaugurated by Prince Felipe of Spain and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on June 17. An 11.5 million euro investment was made into building the Villena AVE station, one stop along the two hour and twenty minute journey, however, the station remains unfinished due to lack of budget. Access to and from the station to the surrounding towns is difficult due to the lack of transport and road infrastructure in the area leaving the station largely unused. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Villena High Speed Train Station: In The Middle Of Nowhere

VILLENA, SPAIN - JULY 11: A traveller arrives to Villena AVE station on July 11, 2013 in Villena, Spain. The AVE Madrid-Alicante high-speed train route was inaugurated by Prince Felipe of Spain and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on June 17. An 11.5 million euro investment was made into building the Villena AVE station, one stop along the two hour and twenty minute journey, however, the station remains unfinished due to lack of budget. Access to and from the station to the surrounding towns is difficult due to the lack of transport and road infrastructure in the area leaving the station largely unused. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Villena High Speed Train Station: In The Middle Of Nowhere

VILLENA, SPAIN - JULY 11: A car arrives to the Villena AVE station crossing an unfinished road that connects the town with the station which is still an unpaved cattle way on July 11, 2013 in Villena, Spain. The AVE Madrid-Alicante high-speed train route was inaugurated by Prince Felipe of Spain and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on June 17. An 11.5 million euro investment was made into building the Villena AVE station, one stop along the two hour and twenty minute journey, however, the station remains unfinished due to lack of budget. Access to and from the station to the surrounding towns is difficult due to the lack of transport and road infrastructure in the area leaving the station largely unused. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Villena High Speed Train Station: In The Middle Of Nowhere

VILLENA, SPAIN - JULY 11: A lorry driver washes with an air pressure gun on the unfinished road that connects Villena with its high speed railway station which is still an unpaved cattle way on July 11, 2013 in Villena, Spain. The AVE Madrid-Alicante high-speed train route was inaugurated by Prince Felipe of Spain and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on June 17. An 11.5 million euro investment was made into building the Villena AVE station, one stop along the two hour and twenty minute journey, however, the station remains unfinished due to lack of budget. Access to and from the station to the surrounding towns is difficult due to the lack of transport and road infrastructure in the area leaving the station largely unused. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Villena High Speed Train Station: In The Middle Of Nowhere

VILLENA, SPAIN - JULY 11: Unused baggage trolleys are parked outside the Villena AVE station on July 11, 2013 in Villena, Spain. The AVE Madrid-Alicante high-speed train route was inaugurated by Prince Felipe of Spain and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on June 17. An 11.5 million euro investment was made into building the Villena AVE station, one stop along the two hour and twenty minute journey, however, the station remains unfinished due to lack of budget. Access to and from the station to the surrounding towns is difficult due to the lack of transport and road infrastructure in the area leaving the station largely unused. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Villena High Speed Train Station: In The Middle Of Nowhere

VILLENA, SPAIN - JULY 11: A car arrives to the station after crossing an unpaved cattle way that connects the town with the train station on July 11, 2013 in Villena, Spain. The AVE Madrid-Alicante high-speed train route was inaugurated by Prince Felipe of Spain and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on June 17. An 11.5 million euro investment was made into building the Villena AVE station, one stop along the two hour and twenty minute journey, however, the station remains unfinished due to lack of budget. Access to and from the station to the surrounding towns is difficult due to the lack of transport and road infrastructure in the area leaving the station largely unused. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Villena High Speed Train Station: In The Middle Of Nowhere

VILLENA, SPAIN - JULY 11: Sign posts indicates the cattle way of the road near the train station on July 11, 2013 in Villena, Spain. The AVE Madrid-Alicante high-speed train route was inaugurated by Prince Felipe of Spain and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on June 17. An 11.5 million euro investment was made into building the Villena AVE station, one stop along the two hour and twenty minute journey, however, the station remains unfinished due to lack of budget. Access to and from the station to the surrounding towns is difficult due to the lack of transport and road infrastructure in the area leaving the station largely unused. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Villena High Speed Train Station: In The Middle Of Nowhere

VILLENA, SPAIN - JULY 11: A car crosses the one lane road which communicates the Villena AVE station with A-31 (the Alicante-Madrid highway, six kilometers far) on July 11, 2013 in Villena, Spain. The AVE Madrid-Alicante high-speed train route was inaugurated by Prince Felipe of Spain and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on June 17. An 11.5 million euro investment was made into building the Villena AVE station, one stop along the two hour and twenty minute journey, however, the station remains unfinished due to lack of budget. Access to and from the station to the surrounding towns is difficult due to the lack of transport and road infrastructure in the area leaving the station largely unused. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Villena High Speed Train Station: In The Middle Of Nowhere

VILLENA, SPAIN - JULY 10: The high speed train overhead power cable is struck by lightning close to Villena AVE station during a summer storm on July 10, 2013 in Villena, Spain. The AVE Madrid-Alicante high-speed train route was inaugurated by Prince Felipe of Spain and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on June 17. An 11.5 million euro investment was made into building the Villena AVE station, one stop along the two hour and twenty minute journey, however, the station remains unfinished due to lack of budget. Access to and from the station to the surrounding towns is difficult due to the lack of transport and road infrastructure in the area leaving the station largely unused. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Villena High Speed Train Station: In The Middle Of Nowhere

VILLENA, SPAIN - JULY 10: A disabled assistant waits alone at the 400 length platform two of the Villena AVE station until the Alicante high speed train stops on July 10, 2013 in Villena, Spain. The AVE Madrid-Alicante high-speed train route was inaugurated by Prince Felipe of Spain and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on June 17. An 11.5 million euro investment was made into building the Villena AVE station, one stop along the two hour and twenty minute journey, however, the station remains unfinished due to lack of budget. Access to and from the station to the surrounding towns is difficult due to the lack of transport and road infrastructure in the area leaving the station largely unused. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Villena High Speed Train Station: In The Middle Of Nowhere

VILLENA, SPAIN - JULY 10: A traveler waits with his luggage for the Madrid high speed train on platform one of the Villena high speed railway station on July 10, 2013 in Villena, Spain. The AVE Madrid-Alicante high-speed train route was inaugurated by Prince Felipe of Spain and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on June 17. An 11.5 million euro investment was made into building the Villena AVE station, one stop along the two hour and twenty minute journey, however, the station remains unfinished due to lack of budget. Access to and from the station to the surrounding towns is difficult due to the lack of transport and road infrastructure in the area leaving the station largely unused. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Villena High Speed Train Station: In The Middle Of Nowhere

VILLENA, SPAIN - JULY 10: Travelers wait for the Madrid high speed train on platform one of Villena high speed railway station with the town on their background on July 10, 2013 in Villena, Spain. The AVE Madrid-Alicante high-speed train route was inaugurated by Prince Felipe of Spain and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on June 17. An 11.5 million euro investment was made into building the Villena AVE station, one stop along the two hour and twenty minute journey, however, the station remains unfinished due to lack of budget. Access to and from the station to the surrounding towns is difficult due to the lack of transport and road infrastructure in the area leaving the station largely unused. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Villena High Speed Train Station: In The Middle Of Nowhere

VILLENA, SPAIN - JULY 10: A traveler crosses alone the underground crossing which connects platform two with the rest of Villena AVE station on July 10, 2013 in Villena, Spain. The AVE Madrid-Alicante high-speed train route was inaugurated by Prince Felipe of Spain and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on June 17. An 11.5 million euro investment was made into building the Villena AVE station, one stop along the two hour and twenty minute journey, however, the station remains unfinished due to lack of budget. Access to and from the station to the surrounding towns is difficult due to the lack of transport and road infrastructure in the area leaving the station largely unused. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Villena High Speed Train Station: In The Middle Of Nowhere

VILLENA, SPAIN - JULY 10: A constructor uses a digger after a day working on Villena AVE station surrounding areas on July 10, 2013 in Villena, Spain. The AVE Madrid-Alicante high-speed train route was inaugurated by Prince Felipe of Spain and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on June 17. An 11.5 million euro investment was made into building the Villena AVE station, one stop along the two hour and twenty minute journey, however, the station remains unfinished due to lack of budget. Access to and from the station to the surrounding towns is difficult due to the lack of transport and road infrastructure in the area leaving the station largely unused. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Villena High Speed Train Station: In The Middle Of Nowhere

VILLENA, SPAIN - JULY 10: A traveller leaves the station on July 10, 2013 in Villena, Spain. The AVE Madrid-Alicante high-speed train route was inaugurated by Prince Felipe of Spain and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on June 17. An 11.5 million euro investment was made into building the Villena AVE station, one stop along the two hour and twenty minute journey, however, the station remains unfinished due to lack of budget. Access to and from the station to the surrounding towns is difficult due to the lack of transport and road infrastructure in the area leaving the station largely unused. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Villena High Speed Train Station: In The Middle Of Nowhere

VILLENA, SPAIN - JULY 10: A traveller talks via his cell phone as he waits for buying a train ticket with no queue behind him at Villena AVE station on July 10, 2013 in Villena, Spain. The AVE Madrid-Alicante high-speed train route was inaugurated by Prince Felipe of Spain and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on June 17. An 11.5 million euro investment was made into building the Villena AVE station, one stop along the two hour and twenty minute journey, however, the station remains unfinished due to lack of budget. Access to and from the station to the surrounding towns is difficult due to the lack of transport and road infrastructure in the area leaving the station largely unused. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Villena High Speed Train Station: In The Middle Of Nowhere

VILLENA, SPAIN - JULY 10: An AVE, the Spanish high speed train, enters to the Villena glass-and-steel station coming from Alicante as a Spanish flag flutters crowning the building on July 10, 2013 in Villena, Spain. The AVE Madrid-Alicante high-speed train route was inaugurated by Prince Felipe of Spain and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on June 17. An 11.5 million euro investment was made into building the Villena AVE station, one stop along the two hour and twenty minute journey, however, the station remains unfinished due to lack of budget. Access to and from the station to the surrounding towns is difficult due to the lack of transport and road infrastructure in the area leaving the station largely unused. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)