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  • RENFE Talgo Avril (Photo Mike Bent)
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    Avril high speed trains enter service

    2024-05-29T08:00:00Z

    SPAIN: The first 10 Talgo S106 Avril high speed trainsets entered passenger service with national operator RENFE on May 21. The Alta Velocidad, Rueda Independiente, Ligero (High Speed, Independent Wheels, Lightweight) is the latest evolution of the Talgo family. The 330 km/h Series 106 sets have ...

  • Talgo Series S106 Avril high speed trainset. (Photo MITMA) (4)
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    Talgo Avril high speed trainsets to enter service in May

    2024-04-18T09:40:00Z

    SPAIN: National operator RENFE has taken delivery of its first 10 Talgo S106 Avril wide-bodied high speed trainsets. The trains are to be deployed from May 21 on services to Galicia and Asturias where gauge-changing is necessary., allowing the existing S130 sets to be cascaded to ...

  • Talgo hydrogen test train
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    Hungarian consortium proposes Talgo takeover

    2024-03-11T14:23:00Z

    SPAIN: Hungarian consortium Ganz-Mavag Europe has put forward a €619m offer to buy 100% of Talgo, which said the offer was attractive. However, the Spanish government is not keen to see the company in foreign ownership, and options including a potential takeover by CAF are reportedly ...

  • Talgo 230 Intercity BG impression (Image Talgo)
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    Bulgarian Talgo 230 push-pull train proposal revealed

    2024-02-29T12:00:00Z

    BULGARIA: Spanish manufacturer Talgo has announced details of the trainsets it has proposed in response to a call for tenders to supply and maintain 20 push-pull inter-city trainsets. CRRC Qingdao Sifang Locomotive submitted a much lower bid for the tender called by Bulgaria’s Ministry of Transport ...

  • DSB Talgo unveiling (Photo Foto Jens Hasse, Chili Foto) (2)
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    DSB unveils Talgo 230 for Denmark – Hamburg services

    2024-01-25T16:05:00Z

    DENMARK: The first of the Talgo 230 trainsets for national passenger operator DSB’s long-distance and international EuroCity services was unveiled in København in January 25.

  • RENFE Talgo 250 Dual (Photo Talgo)
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    Hydrogen high speed train to be developed

    2024-01-24T13:20:00Z

    SPAIN: A group of Spanish companies has been awarded funding for the Hympulso project to power a Talgo 250 gauge-changing high speed trainset using renewable hydrogen. Talgo Class 730 electro-diesel trainsets used by national operator RENFE have a power car behind each driving car containing a ...

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    Talgo Inspire seeks alliances with transport technology start-ups

    2023-07-08T05:00:00Z

    SPAIN: Rolling stock manufacturer Talgo has launched a programme to work with innovative start-ups in the worldwide transport sector. The Inspire programme will use a venture client model under which Talgo will buy a start-up’s products rather than acquire an equity stake. ‘We are looking for ...

  • DB Talgo ICE L (Photo DB, Tobias Holzer
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    Deutsche Bahn orders 73 ICE trainsets

    2023-05-17T10:26:00Z

    GERMANY: Deutsche Bahn has announced two orders for a total of 73 inter-city trainsets.

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    DSB doubles Talgo inter-city train order

    2023-04-27T13:37:00Z

    DENMARK: National passenger operator DSB has increased its order for Talgo 230 inter-city trainsets from eight to 16 trainsets. It has also ordered 16 driving trailer coaches which will enable push-pull operation with Siemens Mobility Vectron locomotives. DSB said push-pull operation would be cheaper and more ...

  • Egyptian National Railways Talgo inter-city train (3)
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    Talgo sees growth opportunities despite fall in profits

    2023-03-16T06:00:00Z

    INTERNATIONAL: Spanish rolling stock manufacturer Talgo says it foresees an increase in revenue in 2023, driven by its ongoing projects and the good performance of the rail sector. It is working on several opportunities with a total value of €7·6bn for 2023-24, with Europe, the Middle ...

  • Le Train Talgo Avril trainset impression (4)
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    Le Train selects 330 km/h Talgo trainsets for French open access services

    2023-01-24T09:59:00Z

    FRANCE: Le Train Managing Director Alain Gétraud tells Railway Gazette International about the open access start-up’s plans to acquire a fleet of 330 km/h Talgo Avril S106 high speed trains customised to its requirements.

  • Egyptian National Railways Talgo inter-city train (2)
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    Egyptian Talgo trainset enters service

    2023-01-09T10:00:00Z

    EGYPT: The first of the Talgo trainsets ordered by Egyptian National Railways for use on the routes from Cairo north to Alexandria and south to Aswan entered service on December 24. Talgo said the new stock would increase capacity and service quality on the routes, while ...

  • Egyptian National Railways Talgo train delivery (Photo Ministry of Transportation) (12)
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    Talgo to consider Egyptian rolling stock factory

    2022-08-12T08:22:00Z

    EGYPT: The Ministry of Transport, the National Egyptian Railway Industries Co joint venture and Talgo have agreed to study the feasibility of developing a domestic passenger rolling stock factory. It is envisaged that this could produce 100 air-conditioned first class coaches, 200 air-conditioned second class coaches ...

  • Egyptian National Railways has awarded Talgo a €280m contract to supply seven night train sets and maintain them for 15 years.
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    Talgo awarded Egyptian night train contract

    2022-08-11T11:19:00Z

    EGYPT: Egyptian National Railways has awarded Talgo a €280m contract to supply seven night train sets and maintain them for 15 years. The contract was announced on August 9. Talgo expects financing to be put in place in the coming months, and deliveries from its Alava ...

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    Metrolink unveils refurbished coach

    2022-08-04T12:00:00Z

    USA: Los Angeles commuter rail operator Metrolink has returned to service the first of 50 coaches which are undergoing mid-life refurbishment, and has been allocated funding for a capacity enhancement programme. The contract for the refurbishment work was awarded to a Talgo-Systra joint venture in June ...

  • Talgo 230 DB ICL coach interior
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    Talgo 230 ICE L coach ‘sneak peek’ at InnoTrans

    2022-07-22T10:15:00Z

    INNOTRANS: Talgo will be providing a ‘a sneak peek’ of the first Talgo 230 ICE L coach for Deutsche Bahn on its stand in Hall 4.2 at InnoTrans. The Spanish rolling stock manufacturer says its Talgo 230 platform is intended as a ‘truly interoperable’ train able ...

  • RENFE Talgo VII (Photo: Tiago Miranda, CC BY 2.0)
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    RENFE leases hotel trains to Turkish private operator

    2022-06-30T11:00:00Z

    TURKEY: Spanish national operator RENFE is to lease two Talgo locomotive-hauled hotel trains to private tourist train operator Sun Tren for use on a luxury tourist service linking Istanbul with Cappadocia.

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    Talgo tests prototype hydrogen train

    2022-06-09T05:00:00Z

    SPAIN: Talgo has begun dynamic testing of a prototype hydrogen train at its Las Matas factory near Madrid. In a second phase of the dynamic testing, Talgo and renewable hydrogen supplier Repsol will validate the technology on the main line rail network around Madrid and in ...

  • Talgo is developing a carbon fibre reinforced polymer composite version of its characteristic ‘rodal’ running gear frames.
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    Carbon fibre reinforced polymer high speed train running gear frame on test

    2022-04-27T08:52:00Z

    SPAIN: Talgo is developing a carbon fibre reinforced polymer composite version of its characteristic ‘rodal’ running gear frames. The company expects this will offer a 50% reduction in weight compared to using welded steel plates, with an associated cut in energy consumption and track wear as ...

  • RENFE has presented the first of 14 Class 730 electro-diesel gauge changing trainsets to undergo a mid-life refurbishment in a €11m programme which is being undertaken at Talgo’s Las Matas works.
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    RENFE and Talgo present first refurbished Class 730

    2022-04-07T11:00:00Z

    SPAIN: National operator RENFE has presented the first of 14 Class 730 electro-diesel gauge changing trainsets to undergo a mid-life refurbishment in a €11m programme which is being undertaken at Talgo’s Las Matas works. The Class 730s are rebuilds from dual-voltage Class 130 electric trainsets, and ...