The fleet has since been expanded to 123 vehicles, and in April MÁV-Start, MÁV’s passenger operator, called for tenders to upgrade the original vehicles to standardise the fleet.

The contract includes adding information in braille for the visually impaired, installing USB chargers, updating the passenger information and CCTV systems, adding a layer of anti-graffiti vinyl in the toilets, adding a docking device for tablets in the driver’s cab, replacing the discharge valves on the retention toilets and modifying the wheelchair lifts.

The work will take 36 months. MÁV-Start also has the option to order the repainting of the vehicles from red to blue to match the rest of the fleet.

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