Topic: Hungarian State Railways (MÁV)

Harsco Rail steps up in Europe

Harsco Rail, the US-based supplier of railway track maintenance products, is continuing to strengthen its presence in Europe. After concluding contracts in Germany, Sweden, Italy and the United Kingdom, the company has succeeded in Hungary....Read more
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MAV Kiss train, source: Stadler

Hungarian Railways focuses on hybrid trains

Hungarian national railway operator MÁV-Start intends to purchase 50 hybrid trains. They will be able to power from both overhead wires and built-in batteries. With the help of new vehicles, MÁV-Start will improve its regional...Read more
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Railways need reimbursement agreements (column)

The Track Access Charges (TACs) are one of the most significant financial sources for infrastructure managers. However, they are not applicable to recovering the infrastructure investments costs. But, in some cases, they can be a...Read more
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Stadler Kiss double-deck train for MÁV-Start, source: MÁV-Start

Hungarian Railways rolls out first double-decker train

Hungarian rail operator MÁV-Start has presented the Kiss train, the first double-decker electric multiple unit to run on the country’s network. The vehicle was manufactured by Stadler Rail together with local partner Dunakeszi Járműjavítóban. MÁV-Start...Read more
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GySev Flirt train, source: Stadler Rail

Stadler strengthens presence in Hungary

Swiss manufacturer Stadler Rail increased its presence in Hungary. The company has accomplished the delivery of 10 Flirt trains to the Hungarian regional rail operator GySEV. As a result, the number of Flirt vehicles running...Read more
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Proposed Beltinci-Lendava-Redics railway, source: OpenRailwayMap

Slovenia considers new railway to Hungary

The Slovenian border municipality of Lendava has proposed to construct the Beltinci-Lendava-Rédics railway. The 20-kilometre line will connect Lendava with the railway network of Slovenia as well as with neighbouring Hungary. The new railway line...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko