[HU] First call-off: MAV orders eleven KISS trains

As of 2019, the Hungarian state railway operator MÁV-START will deploy new double deck trains to be built by Stadler Rail. The trains, that belong to the KISS family of EMUs, will be first used Budapest – Vác – Szob and Budapest – Cegléd – Szolnok suburban railway lines. On 17.08.2017, MÁV-START and Stadler Rail officially signed the delivery contract.

On 08.08.2017 MÁV-START and the Ministry of National Development signed a grant agreement making it possible to purchase eleven EMUs with funding from the European Union. We are talking about the first fixed order placed under a frame contract signed in April of this year. In total forty EMUs can be ordered over a period of eight years.