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22nd January, 2020

New trams coming to Budapest

New trams built by Basque manufacturer CAF will soon go into service in Budapest.

A reader of the Urban and Suburban Transport Association (VEKE) spotted trucks at Hegyeshalom Monday afternoon that were carrying 21 short and five long trams. The former will run on tram line 1 and the latter on line 50 in Kispest and line 56 in Buda.

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