Putting the world's LONGEST trams into service

Donath, Zoltán
April 2006
Railway Gazette International;Apr2006, Vol. 162 Issue 4, p204
Trade Publication
The article reports on the delivery of low-floor railroad trains from Siemens by BKV to operate the Grand Boulevard trunk routes in Budapest, Hungary. The six-section cars are expected to become the longest railroad train in the world. Two new trains were delivered for commissioning trials. The company expects to deliver 20 vehicles in service by the end of 2006. The trains cost about €3.4 million.


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