Press Releases

25 Feb

Talgo increased revenue by 21,3% and obtained 487 million euros in 2020

Talgo S.A., a leading company in the design, manufacture and maintenance of high-speed light trains, registered a net turnover of 487,1 million euros in 2020, 21,3% more than the 401.7 million euros registered in the same period of the previous year.  Likewise, revenues were up by 20.3% during the fourth quarter of 2020, compared with previous quarter. Revenue growth was driven by an increase in industrial activity, as a result of the successful operational measures implemented to normalize the manufacturing pace.
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03 Feb

Talgo Begins Rail Tests for its Very High-Speed Train Talgo Avril

The first unit of the very high-speed train Talgo Avril began its first rail tests this week, a decisive step in the technical homologation, prior to its commercial circulation by Spanish operator Renfe. This is the final phase in the manufacturing process of 30 units of the Talgo Avril, which has a passenger capacity of up to 581 seats.
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19 Nov

Talgo’s hydrogen train will be ready in 2023

Talgo announced today the timetable for the manufacture and launch of its hydrogen train, a green, innovative and efficient alternative to replacing diesel engines, which will be ready in 2023. The train will be named Talgo Vittal-One, as a reference to the place of the hydrogen in the periodic table, the first one. The details were presented during the event "Renewable hydrogen: an opportunity for Spain", organised by the Spanish Ministry for the Ecological Transition and the Demographic challenge.
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12 Nov

Talgo increased revenue by 23.2% to September as a result of greater industrial activity

Talgo S.A., a leading company in the design, manufacture and maintenance of high-speed light trains, registered a net turnover of 339.4 million euros in the first nine months of 2020, 23.2% more than the 275.5 million euros registered in the same period of the previous year. Likewise, revenues were up by 18% during the third quarter of 2020, compared with last quarter. Revenue growth was driven by an increase in industrial activity, as a result of the successful operational measures implemented to normalize the manufacturing pace, which has recovered its levels prior to the Covid-19 outbreak in March.
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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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Notas de prensa

25 Feb

Talgo increased revenue by 21,3% and obtained 487 million euros in 2020

Talgo S.A., a leading company in the design, manufacture and maintenance of high-speed light trains, registered a net turnover of 487,1 million euros in 2020, 21,3% more than the 401.7 million euros registered in the same period of the previous year.  Likewise, revenues were up by 20.3% during the fourth quarter of 2020, compared with previous quarter. Revenue growth was driven by an increase in industrial activity, as a result of the successful operational measures implemented to normalize the manufacturing pace.
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10 Feb

La Universidad de Extremadura colaborará con Talgo en el desarrollo y aplicación de la identidad visual del tren de pruebas de hidrógeno TPH2

Talgo y el Centro Universitario de Mérida (CUMe), perteneciente a la Universidad de Extremadura, lanzan la iniciativa conjunta “concurso de diseño exterior del tren TPH2” para encontrar talentos que participen en el desarrollo y aplicación de la identidad visual del futuro tren de hidrógeno, cuyas pruebas de validación está previsto que se realicen en la provincia de Badajoz a partir del próximo mes de noviembre.
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03 Feb

Talgo Begins Rail Tests for its Very High-Speed Train Talgo Avril

The first unit of the very high-speed train Talgo Avril began its first rail tests this week, a decisive step in the technical homologation, prior to its commercial circulation by Spanish operator Renfe. This is the final phase in the manufacturing process of 30 units of the Talgo Avril, which has a passenger capacity of up to 581 seats.
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19 Nov

Talgo’s hydrogen train will be ready in 2023

Talgo announced today the timetable for the manufacture and launch of its hydrogen train, a green, innovative and efficient alternative to replacing diesel engines, which will be ready in 2023. The train will be named Talgo Vittal-One, as a reference to the place of the hydrogen in the periodic table, the first one. The details were presented during the event "Renewable hydrogen: an opportunity for Spain", organised by the Spanish Ministry for the Ecological Transition and the Demographic challenge.
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12 Nov

Talgo increased revenue by 23.2% to September as a result of greater industrial activity

Talgo S.A., a leading company in the design, manufacture and maintenance of high-speed light trains, registered a net turnover of 339.4 million euros in the first nine months of 2020, 23.2% more than the 275.5 million euros registered in the same period of the previous year. Likewise, revenues were up by 18% during the third quarter of 2020, compared with last quarter. Revenue growth was driven by an increase in industrial activity, as a result of the successful operational measures implemented to normalize the manufacturing pace, which has recovered its levels prior to the Covid-19 outbreak in March.
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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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