Talgo

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Mayor Tom Barrett says Talgo plans to refurbish rail cars for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority at Milwaukee's Century City.

READ: WUWM's Coverage on Century City

About six years ago, Talgo began manufacturing high-speed trains at its Century City facility, for the high-speed rail line that was set to travel through Wisconsin. But that work ended after the state broke its contract with the company in the wake of Scott Walker's first election as governor.

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The high-speed train manufacturer has decided to pick up and leave town, and perhaps sell its two new train sets to Michigan.

The Spanish train company Talgo has filed a claim for damages, with Wisconsin's claims board.