Alstom in Hungary


 Metropolis Budapest at Móricz Zsigmond körtér station Line 4 -©Alstom / Iro Zoltan

Alstom is the supplier Budapest Metro line 2 and 4, which makes it one of the largest railways rolling stock suppliers in Hungary: 110 Metropolis metro cars (22 trains) were delivered on L2 and 60 Metropolis metro cars (15 trains) on L4. The operation of both lines is a success, satisfying customer and passengers.

As a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the railway sector.

Alstom manages the widest range of solutions in the market – from high-speed trains to metros and tramways – customised services (maintenance, modernisation,…) and infrastructure and signalling solutions.
Alstom is a world leader in integrated railway systems.

Alstom is one of the world’s leading Multiple Unit (MU) manufacturer, and excels in interlocking, signalling and European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) equipment development, manufacturing and deployment.

Our commitments

As a leading international, as well as a local company with significant presence in the domestic transportation market, we are committed towards providing high-tech, reliable and efficient products and services in Hungary.

Through our commitment to continuous innovation and the development of new technologies, we ensure that our customers have access to the latest state of the art equipment, processes and services.

Alstom puts emphasis on transparency, trust and quality whenever it undertakes to engage in any activities with its customers, partners or employees.

Key People

Zoltán Gallatz
Budapest Metropolis Consortium
Customer Director
zoltan.gallatz@alstom.com

References in Hungary

  • Budapest, Metro line 2:  110 Metropolis metro cars (22 trains)
  • Budapest, Metro line 4:  60 Metropolis metro cars (15 trains)
  • Budapest, Millennium Underground (line 1):  Centralized Traffic Control and Passenger information, CCTV, Security and Ticket vending systems + Maintenance service period (8 years)
  • Budapest Lajosmizse railway line: FDM telecommunication system
  • Budapest-Vienna railway line: ETRMS level 1 deployment – Pilot project
  • 3 years maintenance contract for 170 Alstom Metropolis metro cars

One of the largest supplier of railway vehicles in Hungary

  • 1989 - Legal predecessor of Alstom Signaling Ltd. is established
  • 1998 – Alstom purchases Alstom Signaling Ltd.
  • 1995-2004 – Equipping the Millennium Underground (line 1) in Budapest with  Centralized Traffic Control and Passenger information, CCTV, Security and Ticket vending systems + Maintenance service period (8 years)
  • 1997 – Budapest Lajosmizse railway line: deployment of FDM telecommunication system
  • 2008 – Alstom Signaling Ltd. merges with Alstom Hungary Co. Plc.
  • 2012 – Handover of the first new Metropolis trainset manufactured for line 2 in Budapest
  • 2014 – Metropolis trainsets start commercial operation on metro line 4 in Budapest

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