Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

Rail 2007-HU-06100-S

Studies for preparation of approval of the railway line section Budapest-Keleti-Miskolc-Nyiregyhaza


This project aims at upgrading the 262 km railway line between Budapest Rakos station (excluded) and Nyiregyhaza stations (excluded), part of Priority Project 6 (railway axis Lyon-Trieste-Divaèa/Koper-Divaèa-Ljubljana-Budapest-Ukrainian border). The project will enhance rail freight transport as well as improve local passenger service quality in terms of time savings and operating and maintenance costs.


The project encompasses the three following activities:

  1. Geodetic and geotechnical survey;
  2. Preparation of designs for approval of track, catenary, public lighting, switch heating, signalling system, telecommunications and structures and traffic plans, and
  3. Environmental impact assessment (EIA) study.


This project has been completed.




National budget:



Total project cost covered by this Decision:



Percentage of EU support:  


Studies: 50%

EU contribution: 




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This project was also looked at during the Mid-Term Review of the 2007-2013 TEN-T Multi-Annual Work Programme.

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Implementation schedule:

Start date: March 2009

End date: December 2013


Beneficiary & Implementing body:

 National Infrastructure Development Company


Additional information:

 European Commission, DG MOVE

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