José Conrado Martínez, Deputy Director of Strategic Innovation (CTO) of Adif, explains the difficulties caused by the gauge in Spain, as well as the rest of Europe, and how Adif are contributing to making railroad’s safer with a freight gauge changeover project.
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Repsol and Talgo will jointly develop projects to promote the creation of renewable hydrogen-powered trains and promote emission-free rail transport in the Iberian Peninsula.
The €281.5 million contract has been awared to Talgo to manufacture up to 40 new variable gauge and 330km/h commercial speed powerheads (locomotives), with a contract for 26 powerheads for €195.5 million as the last step in transforming 13 conventional trains into very high-speed trains.
The new train sets for DSB will contribute to supporting a further reduction of carbon emissions from rail transport in Denmark.
Talgo and AOI's framework agreement will investigate the joint development of rolling stock across different segments in a bid to increase Egyptian railways capacity and performance.
More than 1,000 jobs are to be created at a new train manufacturing plant in Scotland by a Spanish company bidding to win HS2 rolling stock contracts.
With a brand-new fleet of modern trains servicing the Quebec City-Windsor corridor, VIA Rail will offer customers a renewed and improved travel experience…
In this High-Speed Rail Developments Supplement, Andrew McNaughton, Chief Engineer & Technical Director of HS2 provides an update of the project; Turkish high-speed expansion is covered by İsa Apaydın, Director General of TCDD; and Ailie MacAdam, Director of HSRIL addresses skills challenges within the industry...
23 May 2013 | By Vladimir Yakunin, President, Russian Railways
Today, passengers expect speed, comfort, and safety. Russian Railways intends to exceed all of these expectations and we believe it is impossible to achieve these goals without investing in modern rolling stock.
Talgo is awarded the contract to renew and expand the intercity passenger train coaches of the national railway company of Kazakhstan
11 November 2010 | By Cubitt Consulting
Talgo and KTZ last week signed an agreement...
21 July 2009 | By Joe Bloggs
The effect of implementing a high-speed network in Spain has been incredibly positive and it has created a ‘before and an after' effect in the Spanish railway sector. Not long ago, trains were competing against cars, but nowadays trains are in competition with planes and this radical change shows the…
28 May 2008 | By Mario Oriol, Export & Marketing Director, Talgo
The Talgo 250 was originally developed to meet Renfe’s needs to operate the latest generation of high-speed trains in an indistinctive manner on the Spanish rail network which operates on the traditional 1668mm gauge with 3000 v D.C electric supply and for the new high-speed lines, designed and built in…