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Meet the Buyer Event with Babcock International Group

Babcock International Group, a leading provider of critical, complex engineering services which support national defence, save lives and protect communities, will be submitting a bid to be considered for one of the 4 logistics hubs to help deliver the expanded airport. A Meet the Buyer Event, in partnership with Fife Council Economic Development, has been organised to take place on 26th November at the Carnegie Conference Centre to engage with companies across Scotland who may be able to provide the following types of services:

Longannet, Fife as a manufacturing base for Talgo UK

Talgo, together with Scottish Enterprise and Transport Scotland, has signed a jointly agreed framework for the establishment of Longannet, Fife as a manufacturing base for Talgo UK. The agreement is part of arrangements to ensure that Talgo UK will be ready to deliver contracts that Talgo is currently bidding for (and future bids), should the company be successful.

Talgo Seeking Scottish Companies with Supply Chain Capability

Talgo Train

Talgo ‐ the Spanish manufacturer of high‐speed trains ‐ announced in November 2018 that Longannet, Fife is the preferred location for its new UK train manufacturing facility. The trigger for Talgo’s investment in the proposed facility will be winning contracts. Talgo recently submitted a bid for the £2.75bn contract to design, manufacture and maintain high-speed trains for HS2. Manufacture of trains at Longannet could provide supply chain opportunities for businesses across Scotland.

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