The reconstruction of metro line M3 has reached a significant point again - on September 22, 2020, the technical handover-acceptance procedures of the construction works started on the basis of the reports by the contractors of the southern section.
Between Kőbánya-Kispest and Népliget stations - the station reconstruction works were carried out by Strabag Építőipari Zrt.; the modernization of the track construction, tunnel, safety equipment, railway telecommunication and central dispatching systems were carried out by Swietelsky Vasúttechnika Kft.; and the expansion of the EDR network and the establishment of radio coverage are carried out by PRO-M Zrt.
Following the completion of the technical handover and acceptance procedures, the renewed southern section can be handed over to the traveling public based on the results of the test runs conducted by BKV Zrt. The handover procedures must be completed within 30 days in accordance with the legal requirements, so the process is expected to be completed on 22 October 2020.
Népliget metro station on September 22, 2020
Photo: Bence Horváth