Press Releases

05 Feb

DSB awards Talgo a contract to supply 8 coach formations

Danish state railways company DSB confirmed it has chosen Talgo to supply eight standard coach formations as a result of an international competitive tendering process. The train picked by Denmark is an iteration of the Talgo 230 conventional intercity platform, the same already chosen by the rail transport giant Deutsche…
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03 Feb

Talgo Recognises TSSA Trade Union

Following very productive talks at the end of last week at Talgo’s global headquarters in Madrid, Talgo UK and the TSSA (Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association) have agreed in principle to union recognition for its staff based in its head office and research and design centre in Chesterfield.
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03 Feb

Talgo trains: Inclusivity is in the DNA

With more people travelling by rail than ever, it becomes increasingly essential to ensure that accessibility – and ‘self-mobility’ continues to improve. There should be ‘Rail for all’, and in an inclusive society, the traumatic days of compulsory booking assistance must soon be gone.
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28 Jan

Talgo: very high-speed rail comes to Chesterfield

There was every reason to be cheerful today, as Talgo UK and Chesterfield Borough Council took another step forward towards bringing advanced rail skills and technology to the town.
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18 Dec

Another step forward for UK manufacturing as factory site gets a green light

Train maker, Talgo UK, expressed delight today that, following minor clarifications, an application by Scottish Enterprise to transform an old industrial site has been approved by Fife Council. The Application was given the green light and approved at a meeting of the Central and West Planning Committee, in Dunfermline.
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04 Dec

Carlos Palacio at COP25: “The realistic and immediate solution to reduce the CO2 footprint in transport is the railway”

Carlos Palacio Oriol has confirmed the railway company's commitment to sustainable transport and the fight against climate change in a conference which addressed the role of industry as a way to protect communities, essential ecosystems and the global climate against increased environmental risks and emerging scarcity of natural resources.
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14 Nov

Talgo increases its net profit by 75% and obtains 24.9€m in 9M 2019

Talgo registered a net turnover of 275.5 €m in the first 9 months of the year, up from the 236.8-€m turnover reached in the same period of the previous year. This 16.3% increase reflects the beginning of a new business growth cycle, supported by recent awards that have strengthened the…
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30 Oct

Talgo, Transport Scotland and Scottish Enterprise sign framework agreement

Talgo, together with Scottish Enterprise and Transport Scotland, has signed a jointly agreed framework for the establishment of Longannet, Fife as a manufacturing base for Talgo UK. The agreement is part of arrangements to ensure that Talgo UK will be ready to deliver contracts that Talgo is currently bidding for…
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23 Oct

Managing Director appointed as Talgo UK is established

Jon Veitch has been appointed Talgo UK Managing Director, reaffirming TALGO’s commitment to the United Kingdom, ‘true manufacturing’ and an ‘all Britain’ strategy.
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31 Jul

Talgo and the Arab Organization for Industrialization (AOI) sign a framework agreement to improve rolling stock across all rail segments in Egypt

Under the terms of the framework agreement, Talgo and SEMAF-AOI will explore all the options available for the joint manufacturing of rolling stock to be used in different operating segments, including long-distance rail services and as part of the ambitious plans underway to reduce travel times and improve the quality…
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Notas de prensa

02 Oct

Talgo y la UPM lanzan un proyecto pionero para formar ingenieros ferroviarios

Talgo, la Fundación Talgo y la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) han firmado hoy un acuerdo de colaboración para crear Aula Talgo, que tiene como objetivo formar a los ingenieros en el ámbito ferroviario. Al acto de firma acudieron Carlos Palacio Oriol, presidente de Talgo y de su Fundación, Guillermo Cisneros, rector de la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Gabriel Novela, director gerente de la Fundación Talgo, y Óscar Garcia, director de la Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales de la UPM, que será la sede del Aula.
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16 Sep

Talgo chooses Extremadura to present its innovative hydrogen propulsion system

Talgo has presented this Wednesday at Don Benito, in Badajoz, its hydrogen-based rail vehicle propulsion system, a green, innovative and efficient alternative to replace diesel engines. The project has been presented within the framework of the first Conference on Hydrogen as a Vector of Socioeconomic Development in the Southwest of the Iberian Peninsula (SOI H2). The event, which was held both on site and virtually, was attended by Emilio Garcia, Director of Innovation at Talgo.
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20 Aug

Russian railway operator RZD extends Talgo services to its most popular routes

The Russian railway operator RZD (Rossiyskie Zheleznye Dorogi) has entrusted Talgo with new services as it will use Talgo compositions to expand the capacity of one of its most popular passenger routes, connecting the country's two main cities: Moscow and St. Petersburg. Aside from this new service, which will begin operating on 20 August, Talgo’s compositions will provide an additional service between St. Petersburg and the city of Samara.
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21 Jul

Talgo increases revenue by 29% to June as a result of greater industrial activity

Talgo S.A., a leading company in the design, manufacture and maintenance of high-speed light rail trains, recorded a turnover of 216.6 million euros in the first half of 2020, 29% more than the 167.8 million euros in the same period of the previous year.
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01 Jul

Talgo supports Spanish National Scientific Research Council search for COVID-19 vaccine

Talgo has announced that it will donate the amount of the 2020 edition of its emblematic "Women’s Professional Excellence in Engineering" award to the platform of the Spanish National Scientific Research Council (CSIC), which is in charge of coordinating the efforts for the development of a vaccine against COVID-19.
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28 May

Talgo offers its innovation to set rail as the safest transport mode in face of the COVID-19 pandemic

Talg reminds that the transport mode that is better suited to deal with the operating conditions needed to fight the spread of the COVID-19 is rail. Several internal studies carried out by the company have confirmed that railways, as compared with other transport modes, can guarantee not only the maximum…
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06 May

Talgo increases total net revenues by 29.6% to 112.8 million euros due to increased industrial activity

Talgo registered a net turnover of 112.8 million euros in the first quarter of 2020, up by 29.6% compared to the same period of the previous year. This increase was driven by a stronger manufacturing activity, mainly in the Spanish High-Speed Railway project (Renfe) and remains at the highest levels…
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02 Apr

Talgo collaborates with Renfe to medically equip high-speed trains for the national transfer of Covid19 patients

Following the instructions of the Spanish Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda, Talgo is collaborating with Renfe to adapt high-speed trains that will be used, if necessary, to transport patients affected by the coronavirus between different autonomous communities within Spain. Talgo has made all its human and material resources…
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09 Mar

Talgo will remunerate its shareholders with a 53 million euros dividend

Talgo has agreed to execute the reduction of its share capital through the redemption of 9,559,382 of treasury stock, representing 7% of the share capital. With this capital reduction, the number of outstanding shares will decrease and generate a strong remuneration to shareholders through a significant increase of the earnings
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06 Mar

La ingeniera de Talgo Elena Moral, galardonada por la Comunidad de Madrid en los premios ‘Haciendo Historia’

La ingeniera de Talgo, Elena Moral, ha sido galardonada con uno de los siete ‘Reconocimientos del 8 de Marzo’ que ha entregado la presidenta de la Comunidad de Madrid, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, y el vicepresidente de la Comunidad de Madrid, Ignacio Aguado, a siete mujeres por su trayectoria en espacios…
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