Topic: Hungary

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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Railbus RA-3, source: Metrovagonmash

New Russian railbus expands geography of routes

After introducing on the Sakhalin island network, the brand new railbuses of RA-3 type have started to run on the Briansk – Orel route. The latter provides connection between the administrative centres of Briansk and...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
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Stadler Flirt in Belarus, source: Wikimedia Commons

Belarus to launch passenger train to Hungary

Belarusian Railway is working to improve its links with the European Union. The state-owned company plans to launch a passenger rail service from Brest station, near the Polish border, to Budapest, the capital of Hungary....Read more
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MAV InterCity train, source: Wikipedia

Hungary launches new train service to Ukraine

Hungarian State Railways (MÁV) has launched a new train service to Ukraine. In seven hours, it delivers passengers from Budapest to the Ukrainian city of Mukachevo. The train runs daily via a dual gauge railway...Read more
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