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How to transport more than 400 meters of railways at one time to the stations?

During the reconstruction of metro line M3, a new, modern track structure will be built. The transport of the railways requires precise and meticulous organization, since the 108-meter-long elements are carried to the destination at once. It is quite difficult to imagine a 108-meter long rail, for example, if it were to stand next to the Hungarian Parliament building, it would overtop that exactly 12 meters above the highest point.

Tracking a transport

From our last report you could find out how the deliveries in general are performed through the BKV Zrt. Kőér utca vehicle depot. In this article we follow a specific transport en route to the tunnel.

Daily transport via the Kőér utca vehicle depot

In one of our previous report we wrote about the transportation (in and out) of various construction materials and tools, equipmments, and bigger machines to the reconstruction sites of metro line M3 and how essential these tasks are. All these works are done via the Kőér utca vehicle depot.

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How to transport more than 400 meters of railways at one time to the stations?

During the reconstruction of metro line M3, a new, modern track structure will be built. The transport of the railways requires precise and meticulous organization, since the 108-meter-long elements are carried to the destination at once.

It is quite difficult to imagine a 108-meter long rail, for example, if it were to stand next to the Hungarian Parliament building, it would overtop that exactly 12 meters above the highest point.

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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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