"Let’s get on with securing orders that will bring more jobs and ‘true manufacturing’ of rolling stock back to Scotland,” - Talgo President

Talgo has reached another milestone as it moves towards the construction of its proposed factory at Longannet (in Fife), with the signing on October 25 of a jointly agreed framework with Scottish Enterprise to establish the site.

This ensures that the Spanish train manufacturer will be ready to deliver contracts should the company be successful in any of its current (and future) bids to build new trains.

The agreement sets out each party’s commitment to ensure the factory is prepared and delivered at an agreed time and to an agreed specification.

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