Public Transport Company BKV To Terminate Ikarus Contract

  • 12 Jul 2018 7:47 AM
  • Hungary Matters
Public Transport Company BKV To Terminate Ikarus Contract
Budapest public transport company BKV Zrt has said it will withdraw from the contract with bus maker Ikarus Egyedi for the purchase of 30 Modulo buses.

The contract also involves the state’s long-distance bus operator Volánbusz Zrt. BKV said that in January 2017 Ikarus Egyedi signed a contract for the delivery of 180 Modulo M168d articulated buses.

In December Volánbusz, BKV and Ikarus signed a contract for the transfer of 30 vehicles, of which BKV took possession of ten by April 11 this year, the deadline for delivery.

Referring to Ikarus’s failure to observe the contract’s stipulations, BKV said it is seeking damages and is reviewing its other contracts related to Ikarus Egyedi.

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