Work begins on Budapest tram extension

Route 1 currently has 12 nine-section CAF Urbos trams in operation. The 55·9 m long vehicles are the longest trams in the world. (Photo: Benjámin Zelki)

HUNGARY: Work has started on a 1·7 km extension of Budapest tram Route 1. The western extension from Etele út/Fehérvári út to Kelenföld railway station will include two intermediate stations. Interchange with metro line M4 will be provided at Bikás Park and Kelenföld.

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