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Rail Cargo Hungaria, KTZ Express to cooperate on Asia-Europe rail freight services

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KTZ Express, Kazakhstan Railways (KTZ) logistics subsidiary, and Rail Cargo Hungaria have signed a cooperation agreement on the development of international intermodal transport on China – Europe route, via the Trans-Caspian international transport corridor.  The parties agreed to create favorable conditions for freight traffic on this route. It is planned to develop and use the technical potential …

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MÁV Group unveils FMK-008 track inspection train

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MÁV Group has unveiled the FMK-008 track inspection train at InnoTrans, in the presence of Ilona Dávid, President & CEO of MÁV Zrt, András Csépke, CEO of MÁV-Start Zrt and János Béli, Managing Director of MÁV Központi Felépítményvizsgáló Kft. (MÁV KFV Kft). The vehicle is equipped with ultrasonic and eddy current measurement systems. In the future, …

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MÁV requires over 450 new trains over the next ten years

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Hungary’s action plan for the manufacturing of rolling stock is under development, informed Minister of State István Lepsényi from the Ministry of National Economy at the Hungarian Railways 2016 conference taking place in Budapest on Thursday. The strategy will identify what rolling stock Hungarian Railways and the Raaberbahn (GySEV) primarily require, in preparation for …

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EUR 1.77bn Budapest-Belgrade railway project moves ahead

MÁV continues its modernisation with HUF 3 bn worth IT projects

The modernisation of the Budapest-Belgrade railway line is moving forward in accordance with EU regulations, stated Péter Szijjártó, the Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade on Thursday in Budapest at the Hungarian Railways 2016 conference. Once completed, the project worth 550 billion forints (EUR 1.77bn)  will facilitate the transport of goods from the …

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Electrification works for Rákosrendező-Esztergom rail section launched

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Hungarian State Railways (MÁV) has launched electrification works of Rákosrendező-Esztergom railway section, part of Budapest – Esztergom line. In the framework  of the infrastructure development project, a second track will be built for Angyalföld – Újpest section until Q1 2017 and starting with next year the electrification and reconstruction of Rákosrendező – Angyalföld railway section will be …

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GySEV agrees EUR 40m EIB loan for new rolling stock acquisition

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The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 40 million to Hungary’s Railway Company GySEV (Gyor-Sopron-Ebenfurti Vasut Zrt) to finance the purchase of new rolling stock and introduce safety improvements. This will help to provide higher quality railway services on the Austrian-Hungarian cross-border railway network along the strategic trans-European transport …

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MAV-Start to purchase bogies and brake systems for 20 IC+ coaches

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Hungarian state-owned railway operator MAV-Start has announced a HUF 2.3 bn tender for the acquisition of 40 bogies, 20 brake systems and flexball cables to equip 20 IC + coaches. The production of the 200km/h passenger coaches intended for international operation (EuroCity) is planned to start in early 2017.  The deadline for submitting offers is the 5th of May. …

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GYSEV participating in new EU Rail Freight Corridor

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On behalf of Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia and Poland, the Hungarian Ministry of National Development submitted to the European Commission a Letter of Intent for the establishment of a new Amber Rail Freight Corridor No. 11 with the aim to facilitate cross-border rail freight. The corridor links inter alia GYSEV’s intermodal …

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Longest tram in the world enters service in Budapest

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On the 31st of March the longest tram in the world entered operation in Budapest. According to Budapest Transport Centre (BKK), Urbos 3/9 CAF tramway can set the world-record for being the longest tram (55.9 m length) and for having the largest capacity, it can accommodate 345 people at the same time. The low-floor tram fully meets the modern standards, the …

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Budapest world-record tram may enter operations in March

Budapest world-record tram may enter operations in March

The Hungarian National Transport Authority has issued the Type License for the 55.9 m long CAF Urbos 3 trams together with the authorisation of the first vehicle on 15 February 2016. The world’s longest tram is likely enter operations in Budapest at the end of March. Eight other long CAF trams are waiting for the same licence in Budapest, …

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