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Company to build trains in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A Spanish train company says it will open an assembly plant in Milwaukee.

Governor Jim Doyle and Talgo executives plan to formally announce the project Tuesday.

Talgo is expected to build on the former Tower Automotive plant site. The new plant could initially employ about 80 people.

Wisconsin has a $47 million deal with Talgo to build two 14-car trains for Amtrak's Milwaukee-to-Chicago line. It also has an option for two additional trains to serve a Milwaukee-to-Madison route.

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