Talgo targets the UK

KEITH FENDER PROFILES THE SPANISH TRAIN MANUFACTURER LOOKING TO GAIN A FOOTHOLD IN BRITAIN

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Revolutionary design: model of Talgo II train at the manufacturer’s Las Matas factory.

The announcement by HS2 Ltd in early November of the shortlisted bidders for the HS2 train manufacture and maintenance contract would not have come as much of a surprise to regular Modern Railways readers (p8, last month). Siemens, Alstom, Bombardier and Hitachi are all well known as high-speed train builders in Europe and beyond.

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