Works for equipping Hegyeshalom – Rajka- border railway section with ETCS (European Train Control System) have been launched. The 13 km long railway section, part of Hungary’s railway line No. I (Budapest-Hegyeshalom- Rajka), is managed by the Austrian-Hungarian infrastructure manager Gysev.
Thales Rail Signalling Solutions Kft., a Thales Austria GmbH., and Dunántúli Távközlési és Biztosítóberendezési Építő Kft. are carrying out the installation works. The design phase has already been completed and the contractors have now started installing the trackside equipment.
The total value of the project is HUF 620 million, covered by the Operational Transport Programme.