Railway Technical Testing Center

Railway Technical Testing Center logo
„The mission of the project is to build a track testing facility for high-speed rolling stock up to 430 km / h (280 mph) at the Railway Technical Testing Center (RTTC/VMV) by the end of 2022, thereby creating a unique facility in the world.”


The Project in a Nutshell

In order to improve the quality and competitiveness of the domestic railway vehicle research and development, the Hungarian Government established the Railway Technical Testing Center…


The impact assessment study of the Faculty of Transportation and Vehicle Engineering of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics after examining nearly 100 potential areas identified three potentially suitable areas based on various factors…

Strategic importance

The project has numerous economic, business and social benefits.


The two major facilities of RTTC, the Vehicle Testing Laboratory which will also be capable to carry out fire protection tests, and the Test Track System, form one unit. The resulting Center for Innovation, Development, Experimentation, Testing and Measurement will cooperate with universities in the fields of education, practical training and research.

High-speed test track system

High-speed test track system

Its design will maks it suitable for the development and testing of urban tram, metro, and high-rail vehicles.

Vehicle Testing Laboratory

Vehicle Testing Laboratory

It is a laboratory of testing equipment and technologies for controlling and developing vehicles, used not only for railway applications.