Demolition works is already taking place in the southern section of metro line M3

Spectacular changes can be seen in the southern section of metro line M3, currently under construction. The stations are almost unrecognizable, dismantling of furniture, various items, as well as cladding removal works have already taken place in passenger areas. At the Kőbánya-Kispest metro station, the track modernization works were started.

New features for equal opportunities

In the renewed northern section of metro line M3, a number of accessibility transport solutions have been implemented, and developments providing equal access will continue.


Track demolition works on the southern section of metro line M3

Bearing in mind the tight schedule, demolition works on the track section began in parallel with the demolition of the cladding, started previously.

The entire southern section - just like the northern part of the line - will be renewed and the track will be modernized. More dense, 75 cm long, toughened rails, with longer-lasting strength, that can withstand the increased stress caused by trains and reduce noise as well as vibration.

Photos: Bence Horváth

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.