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Southern section - July developments

The completion of the southern section of metro line M3 between Népliget and Kőbánya-Kispest is already under way. The functional tests of the mechanical systems are continuous, and the stations are starting to look more and more like the visual plans.

Filming – Time travel in trench coat

A gloomy, cigarette-smoky autumn day with a blue subway from the ’80s. The Nagyvárad tér station of metro line M3 became a shooting location on 1 August. Passengers in trench coats, scarfs, hats, with briefcases, stubs on the platform - the atmosphere flew into the past for a few hours.

Actual

Demolition works at the Corvin-negyed and Semmelweis Klinikák stations are ongoing for weeks

For almost a full month, metro trains have not stopped at the two most recently closed downtown stations.

How the image of the stations has changed can be seen in our PHOTO and VIDEO COMPILATION.

Photos: Bence Horváth

Video: Júlia Vincze

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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