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Foreign Minister: Six Transport Links to be Opened between Slovakia, Hungary by 2023

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.01.21.

Six new transport links will be established between Hungary and Slovakia by 2023, including three bridges on the river Ipoly, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said on Thursday.

Szijjártó said on Facebook that he had attended a video conference with Slovakia’s transport minister Andrej Dolezal.

He said that among all neighbouring countries, Hungary had the longest border with Slovakia and the aim is to have as many links between the two countries as possible.

Szijjártó: High-speed Rail Link next Top Slovak-Hungarian Transport Project
Szijjártó: High-speed Rail Link next Top Slovak-Hungarian Transport Project

The next most important joint Hungarian-Slovak transport project is the construction of a high-speed railway connecting Budapest, Pozsony (Bratislava) and Warsaw, Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said on Thursday. The new rail line would reduce travel time between Budapest and Warsaw to five and a half hours from the current 11-12 hours while the trip […]Continue reading

The construction of a highway between Miskolc and Tornyosnémeti in northeast Hungary is planned to be completed this autumn, he said. As a result, Hungary will have motorway links to Slovakia not only in the west but also in the east, he added.

He said that an agreement had been made to relaunch a hydrofoil service between Budapest and Bratislava after the coronavirus pandemic is over and consultations are under way about building a fast railway link between Budapest and Warsaw, through Bratislava.

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