Szeged Electric Public Transport Development

The development of the Szeged electric public transport system is a major urban transport project aiming at improving the efficiency and competitiveness of public transport by improving its service level, accessibility, and attractiveness.
The project aims to reduce local dependency on the car, contribute to a reduction in congestion and thus improve the reliability and predictability of the tram service. It aims to reduce travel time for regular users and attract passengers away from using their cars.

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Project description

The project consists of the modernisation of tram line 1, the reconstruction of tram platforms to accommodate low-floor vehicles, the transformation of lanes into bus-tram lanes, and the renovation of Indóház Square. Furthermore, the introduction of tram line 2 is envisaged as well as the acquisition of new low-floor trams, the rehabilitation of the track from Tarján to downtown, and the increase in operational speeds for tram lines 3 and 4. Finally, amongst other measures is the extension of the existing trolleybus network with the introduction of tram line 10 from Szilleri avenue to Víztorony sq.

What are the project likely benefits?

The project aims to reduce local dependency on the car, contribute to a reduction in congestion and thus improve the reliability and predictability of the tram service. It aims to reduce travel time for regular users and attract passengers away from using their cars.

Draft date

01/01/2007