Eight bidders in BKV subway tender
Thursday, August 18, 2005, 09:04
Eight bidders have applied for Budapest Transportation (BKV) Rt's public procurement tender to supply the company with new subway carriages from 2009, the daily Népszava reported citing the Budapest local council. The new trains will run on underground lines no. 2 and 4. Some of the bidders are Italian Ansaldobreda, Chinese China South Locomotive and Rolling Stock Industry, Russian Metrowagonmash, German Siemens AG and Korean Hanwha Corporation. The best five bids will be invited for the second round to present a more detailed plan of their application.