Talgo to repair and refurbish 74 Los Angeles subway cars right here in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- Talgo is coming back to Milwaukee.

The train-maker announced Tuesday, November 22nd it will bring back Milwaukee operations to repair and refurbish 74 Los Angeles subway cars.

The $72.9 million contract will bring 37 skilled employees to town to work for 46 months.

The company will operate out of the Century City business park site near 27th and Townsend.

A 'welcome back' party was held Tuesday on board the Caritas passenger rail car where a Milwaukee alderman was honored.

"On behalf of the board of All Aboard Wisconsin and all of our members, we're pleased to present Bob Bauman the 2016 Connect Milwaukee Champion," Nona Hill said.

All Aboard Wisconsin said Bauman has been very involved in keeping Milwaukee connected with freight and passenger rails.