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On 1 October 2022, MÁV-START announced that it had taken delivery of the 40th and final Class 815 EMU from Stadler.
On 26 March 2022, MÁV-START announced that the tender for 115 new electric locomotives had been successfully completed.
Historical step for the railway development in the Budapest metropolitan region.
On 29 November 2021, MÁV-START started a test passenger service on a new train-tram system in southern Hungary, connecting the cities of Szeged and Hódmezővásárhely by using the Szeged - Békéscsaba railway line as a train between them and in Szeged and Hódmezővásárhely working as a tramway, using the local tram lines.
MÁV-START continues renewal of its fleet of long-distance passenger cars.
MÁV-START continues to renew its fleet of long-distance passenger cars.
In May 2017, MÁV-START signed a contract with Stadler for the supply of eight dual-power tram-trains with an option for four more, this being confirmed in July 2020. In early January 2021, the first one left Stadler Valencia works towards Hungary, arriving on the 8th in Szentes.
As we described earlier, during production of the second batch of MÁV-START KISS EMUs, Stadler switched from road to rail transport of these trains.
Stadler at present produces the Class 815 six-car double deck KISS EMUs for MÁV-START.
On 31 July 2020 TMH announced that the Dunakeszi works has been selected by MÁV-START for the heavy overhaul and modernisation of 403 coaches.
Since 2019, the MÁV Vagon works in Székesfehérvár have been carrying out major repairs to the MÁV-START Class 425 four-car EMUs joined with their modernisation.
Hungarian state owned passenger operator MÁV-START and Stadler have signed the contract for 21 KISS EMUs worth around 313 million EUR.