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The handover and acceptance procedures has started

The reconstruction of the metro line M3 has reached a significant point; on January 29, 2019, the handover and acceptance procedures of the implementation works were started in accordance with the final reports of the contractors of the renovation: STRABAG Építő Zrt., Swietelsky Vasúttechnika Kft. and PRO-M Zrt.

Smoke drill

In the case of a major renovation, such as the one on metro line M3, attention must be specifically paid to safety. Before the area is re-used by the passengers, professionals - involving several authorities - carry out a number of tests on the line.

Rail grinding

One of the most important parts of the renovation of metro line M3 is reconstruction of the track itself. We have already written about the transport of tracks that are longer than the height of the Parliament building, and we have also published a video report, as well as have mentioned how carefully and well-organized the transport equipment and the professionals must be working on it. After the delivery has been completed, the rails are welded together to form a single rail track - this is also a spectacular process that we have previously reported.

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The handover and acceptance procedures has started

The reconstruction of the metro line M3 has reached a significant point; on January 29, 2019, the handover and acceptance procedures of the implementation works were started in accordance with the final reports of the contractors of the renovation: STRABAG Építő Zrt., Swietelsky Vasúttechnika Kft. and PRO-M Zrt.

Tibor Radnay Project Director speaking at the initiation of the procedure

On the whole section - between Kőbánya-Kispest and Újpest-Központ metro stations - Swietelsky Vasúttechnika Kft. is responsible for modernization works on track construction, tunnel works, signaling and processing system, railway telecommunication, central dispatcher systems. EDR network expansion and radio coverage deployment works are carried out by Pro-M Zrt. ...

Expected changes

As a part of a comprehensive reconstruction on the new line, a modern truck will be built, there will be a complete electrical reconstruction, the safety equipement will be replaced, the train control system and conductor systems will be replaced, the passenger areas and the stations will be renovated​. The renovation of the trains have already started. The first refurbished trains have been in operation since March of 2017. 

 

 

 

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