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This is how the subway is „breathing”

One of the most important part of every metro line is the ventilation system, however their existence, and operation are still very little known. Their primary task is to remove the exhausted air of the subway and the heat generated by the trains, and to supply the metro line with fresh air.

University students visited the reconstruction sites of the metro

BKV Zrt. Metro Renovation Project Directorate (MFPI) organized a visit for university students for the request of the Ministry for Innovation and Technology, as the latter is the Managing Authority of the Project itself (since it is EU funded), thus the officials intended to share some knowledge about the reconstruction within the Integrated Transport Development Operational Programme (IKOP).

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This is how the subway is „breathing”

One of the most important part of every metro line is the ventilation system, however their existence, and operation are still very little known. Their primary task is to remove the exhausted air of the subway and the heat generated by the trains, and to supply the metro line with fresh air.

 

Main ventilation shaft

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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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