Mike Armstrong – CoasterFan2105 – Amtrak Talgo Trains of the Northwest
Talgo is the name of a unique type of passenger train set
manufactured by a Spanish company of the same name.
The name Talgo comes from the words light articulated
train combined with the last names
of the two founders of the company,
Alejandro Goicoechea and José Luis Oriol.
In the Pacific Northwest, Talgo trains have been used
for intercity passenger rail service since the 1990s. […]