An interesting picture surfaced on the Internet. Instead of a Russian city, Budapest is included as the background for a Russian tram design. Not only does Budapest seem to be an attractive city for tourists, but a Czech-Russian company also used the cityscape to make their designs stand out, hvg reports.
According to Omnibus blog, Škoda Transportation and the Russian Sinara Group have set up a joint company to produce new trams for the underdeveloped regions of Russia.
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The first visualisation has already been published, but instead of any Czech or Russian city, a part of Széchenyi Square in Budapest is used as the background for the renders. Why this might have happened is unknown, but the blog made a BKV (Budapest Transport Corporation) version of the vehicle.
Considering trams as means of public transportation, Budapest and Hungary have a lot more to offer, take for example the Gingerbread tram which is Europe’s most beautiful advent tram. And you should also read this article about a tram of record-breaking length in Budapest.
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