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  • 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 ...

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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 ...

  • Egyptian National Railways Talgo train delivery (Photo Ministry of Transportation) (9)
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    Egyptian Talgo train delivered

    2022-03-31T13:06:00Z

    EGYPT: The first of seven Talgo trainsets for Egyptian National Railways has been delivered from Spain to the port of Alexandria. In April 2019 ENR selected Talgo to supply and maintain a fleet of 160 km/h inter-city trainsets for its principal routes ...

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    Talgo to begin fuel cell loco trials

    2022-02-07T10:19:00Z

    SPAIN: Trials are to begin shortly with the TPH2 fuel cell test locomotive developed by Talgo as part of its hydrogen traction programme. This forms part of a low-carbon research and development strategy which is being supported by a green hydrogen supply alliance and financing from ...

  • Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu visits Talgo trainsets
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    Wisconsin Talgo trains bound for Nigeria

    2022-01-19T17:04:00Z

    NIGERIA: The long-running saga of the two Talgo trainsets which were ordered for operation in the US state of Wisconsin but never entered service has taken another twist, with Talgo selling them for use on the Red Line in Lagos.

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    DSB increases Talgo order to provide more international capacity

    2021-04-15T14:02:00Z

    DENMARK: DSB has decided to increase the capacity of the eight Talgo trainsets it has ordered for use on services to Hamburg. The national passenger operator said international ticket sales were increasing before the pandemic, and this would help to meet growing demand for more climate-friendly ...

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    Talgo confirms work underway to approve Avril trains for use in France

    2021-02-05T14:06:00Z

    EUROPE: Work is underway to obtain approval for Talgo’s Avril high speed train design to operate in France, the manufacturer has confirmed. The announcement on February 3 came as the first Avril trainset for RENFE began dynamic type testing runs on the recently opened high ...

  • Talgo has selected the former Longannet power station site as the location where it would build a factory should it win the High Speed 2 rolling stock contract.
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    Industry event to highlight Talgo UK supply chain opportunities

    2020-09-28T10:00:00Z

    UK: Chesterfield Borough Council is inviting local businesses to take part in an event designed to help them understand how to get involved in Talgo UK’s future supply chain. The Spanish rolling stock manufacturer established its UK headquarters in Chesterfield last year, and in January it announced ...

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    Talgo orders ECx onboard systems

    2020-06-14T05:00:00Z

    GERMANY: Talgo has awarded EKE-Electronics a contract to supply its Trainnet train communication & management system for the ECx trainsets ordered by Deutsche Bahn. The €550m DB order finalised in February 2019 covers the supply of 23 17-car loco-hauled ECx 230 km/h push-pull trainsets to enter service ...

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    Talgo signs Egyptian co-operation agreement

    2019-08-01T12:01:00Z

    EGYPT: Spanish rolling stock manufacturer Talgo has signed a framework co-operation agreement with the Arab Organization for Industrialization for the joint development of capacity and performance improvement projects on the Egyptian rail network. Signed in Madrid by Talgo CEO Jose Maria Oriol Fabra and the Chairman of ...