Infrastructure and Transport

Business Award for Budapest Airport

A professional panel awarded the 2009 Business Superbrands award to Budapest Airport (BA).

Pecs Local Council Calls Tender for Pecs-Pogany Airport

The local council of Pecs (S Hungary) has called a tender for the purchase and operation of the nearby Pecs-Pogany Airport.

The Volume of Construction Activity Grew In March

In March 2009 the volume of construction activity grew by 3.5 pct according to both unadjusted indices and to ones adjusted for working days, compared to a March 2008 Central Statistics Office announcement.

Apron Extended in Ferihegy

The first phase of the apron extension in Ferihegy has reached completion.

Stadler Inaugurates HUF 5 Billion Train Body Plant In Hungary

Swiss rolling stock maker Stadler Rail Group has inaugurated a HUF 5 billion aluminum train body plant

City Center to Be Renewed With The Help of EU Funding

The foundation stone was laid and the assistance contract for the development of the new high street in the inner city of Budapest was signed on April 23.

Billions of EU Funding for the Modernization of the Uzsoki Street Hospital

The Uzsoki Street Hospital will evolve into a regional hospital providing full medical services by 2010 with the help of funding granted by the NHDP.

Billions of EU Funding for Hungarian-Slovak Partnerships

Projects approved funding within the framework of the first call for applications of the Hungary-Slovakia Cross-Border Cooperation Program have been selected.

EU Decision Procedure Concerning Metro Line 4 is Proceeding According to Plan

The National Development Agency rejects allegations claiming that the European Commission has rejected some of the documents of the Budapest Metro Line 4 investment on the grounds of official information issued by Brussels.

Development of the Buda Tramway Network to Get Underway

Tramway transport in Buda will be renewed in the coming years with the help of EU funding. The assistance contract for the first phase of the multi-billion forint investment worth over HUF 5.4 billion was signed on April 17.

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