The project involves electrifying the 87km section from Porpác, east of Szombathely to Mosonszolnok near Hegyeshalom, rebuilding platforms to a height of 500mm at 15 stations, upgrading 6km of track for 100km/h operation, and installing electric turnout heater units. Signalling and telecommunications equipment will also be upgraded.

The deadline for submission of bids is June 27 and the project is due to be completed by the end of 2015.