Hungarian state-owned firm bids to operate Czech toll system
Hungaryʼs state-owned toll company NUSZ has made a bid to operate the Czech Republicʼs road toll system from 2017, Czech public television channel CT24 said, citing an announcement by the transport ministry, Hungarian news agency MTI reported today.
At present, Austriaʼs Kapsch Trafficom operates the Czech toll system, but its ten-year contract expires at the end of this year. The transport ministry said late last year that it was preparing a tender for the contract.
CT24 said NUSZ had offered to cut the cost of operating the system, which stands at about CZK 2 billion (€74 million) a year, by half.
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