Construction of tram-train maintenance base in Szeged

Construction of tram-train maintenance base in Szeged

Investor: NIF National Infrastructure Development Ltd.
Client: NIF National Infrastructure Development Ltd.
Contractor: Homlok Építő Zrt.
Start of construction: February 2020
Expected completion of construction: February 2022

Brief description of the project:

The contract for the design and construction of the project called “Establishment of the Szeged-Hódmezővásárhely tram-train within the framework of a sub-contract, performance of planning and construction tasks for additional construction works” entered into force in February 2020, within the framework of which a complex maintenance base (vehicle yard) covering all infrastructure departments will be established at the Szeged-Rendező railway station.

At Szeged-Rendező railway station, a vehicle yard will be built in the area between the locomotive shed and the storage tracks, where all vehicle maintenance activities will be possible in one place and is also suitable for the simultaneous inspection of tram-train trains, DMU’s and wagons.

The following main technical content will be implemented within the project:

  • Construction of a 2876 m2 vehicle maintenance hall for tram vehicles at Szeged Rendező railway station, which consists of 3 main units:
  • high-ceilinged, full-length crane, two repair track maintenance halls with 80 track meters long lift track and repair track;
  • high-ceiling lathe with two-storey service part;
  • ground floor service parts (auxiliary workshops, storages)
  • Construction of tracks and detours to ensure good access and detour to the facilities in the length of 1562 track meters;
  • Construction of the external and internal utilities of the hall’s vehicle complex;
  • Conversion of space lighting, telecommunications, overhead line, interlocking equipment;
  • Construction of a track network in the length of 1562 track meters;
  • Performing landscaping tasks, building a road network;

The implementation of the project started in February 2020, and it has 6 months to prepare the construction plans. Construction work will then begin in the second half of the year.

The project will be implemented on the basis of a business contract concluded with the client, Nemzeti Infrastruktúra Fejlesztő co.Ltd., using European Union funds and also with the support of the Hungarian State, within the framework of the Integrated Transport Development Operational Program.


  • Beruházó:    MÁV Magyar Államvasutak Zrt.

  • Megrendelő:    

  • Kivitelező:    Homlok Építő Zrt.

  • Kivitelés kezdete:    2018

  • Kivitelés várható befejezése:    2020

Projekt rövid ismertetése:

The technical contents of the project include track maintenance operations on the track network of MÁV Zrt., as part of a framework contract. As part of this, Homlok Zrt. carries out servicing and maintenance operations based on two framework contracts:

  • Reconstruction of reinforced concrete bases in the track network of MÁV Zrt. –
    framework contract for the period 2018 – 2020
  • Replacement of cross-ties in the track network of MÁV Zrt. – framework contract for
    the years 2018 – -2020

Based on both framework contracts, the servicing operations of reinforced concrete bases and bore servicing operations, and the replacement of cross-ties in the bypasses, planned for the year 2018, were carried out according to the technical specifications. According to the contract, the operations will continue in the next two years.