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Talgo looks to UK market with key appointment

Spanish train builder Talgo has appointed Jon Veitch as its Key Account Manager for the UK and Ireland.

Veitch has almost 30 years of railway experience. Previous roles include as Production Director at Hitachi Rail Europe, Fleet Manager at East Midlands Trains, IEP Director at East Coast for almost two years, Fleet Director at Arriva Trains Wales, Head of Fleet at Virgin Trains, and posts at West Coast Traincare, South Eastern Trains, ScotRail and British Rail.

  • An interview with Veitch will appear in a future edition of RAIL.


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  • Noam Bleicher - 05/09/2017 10:24

    They are very keen on the HS2 fleet contract. At Railtex they had a massive stand with shiny model trains, and my kids are still carrying things in the red Talgo bags they were giving away! Hitachi and CSRE seemed very keen too.

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  • Richard - 05/09/2017 10:31

    Talgo trains are lighter, more efficient and cheaper to maintain. They also have the best accessibility in the market. It would be interesting to manufacture them in the UK.

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