The municipal council of Budapest is expected to sign a contract in late September or early October on leasing buses for replacement services for metro line 3 while it
The renovation of Budapest’s Metro 3 lineunder a contract signed on Thursday is scheduled to receive 120 billion forints in European Union funding and 20 billion from t
“At the City Hall in the presence of Mayor István Tarlós on September 4, 2017, contracts were signed for the reconstruction of the M3 metro line. With these contracts, in the North Line section the stations and the railway line reconstruction as well as the tunnel of the subway line, the renewal of the safety equipment and the modernization of the central dispatch system could begin.”
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.