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MV circuit breakers and disconnectors for Hungarian Railways

Plzeň, Czech Republic, April 2020 – With its network of over 7,500 km, of which 3,000 km is electrified, Hungarian Railways is a key driver for the local people and the economy. To rehabilitate the railway lines, reliable and durable switches are needed.

From Budapest, as the main railway hub, a network of over 7,500 km radiates through the country with various connections to larger towns. R&S SERW designed 1-phase and 2-phase circuit breakers and disconnectors for the Hungarian State Railways, short MÁV, and will deliver them together with its partner, GLOB, in Q3 2020.

Some specifications of the project:

  • 5 pieces MV 1-phase circuit breakers
  • 11 pieces MV 2-phase circuit breakers
  • 17 pieces MV 1-phase disconnectors
  • Delivery in Q3 2020

Since the delivery time is very short, it is necessary to manufacture the most important parts in advance to be able to meet the required delivery time. This requires mutual trust in the partnership of the supplier and the customer.

About Hungarian State Railways
Hungarian State Railways, called Magyar Államvasutak in Hungarian, in short MÁV, is the national railway company of Hungary. The company has its head office in Budapest and is one of the country’s largest employers with over 20,000 employees. With 593 stations on its railway line and over 140 million passengers every year, MÁV connects the country domestically and internationally.

About R&S SERW
R&S SERW is part of the Swiss-based R&S Group, a leading provider in selected niches for power products. Founded in 1993 from the Skoda factory, R&S SERW has developed into one of the leading switching device manufacturers in Europe. Thanks to many years of experience in the field of power products with a focus on switching devices, R&S SERW is a competent and reliable partner for customers all over the world.