Our company used the locomotive Sulzer 92 53 0601 567-6 of the Constantin Group for a long time, which was now finally bought. At the same time, we have rented additionally the locomotive Sulzer 92 53 0600 946-3 to fulfil further traction requirements. The paintwork of Sulzer No. 609 003 was renewed and from now on it will run on Hungary’s rail tracks in the typical white-black colour of Floyd.
We were there! – Seminar
The Floyd Zrt. staff attended a seminar on the framework of workshops carrying out maintenance of railway vehicles, organized by HUNGRAIL the Hungarian Rail Association. Dominant players of passenger and freight rail transport exchanged views on applicability conditions, the conformity of the legislation, the related technical issues of the regulation 24/2016. NFM and 31/2010. NFM. It is encouraging that relevant opinions of railway companies and workshops, rendered by HUNGRAIL could contribute to form and refine the final text of the legislation, during the codification process in spring. The event is also significant for Floyd Zrt., because the Ministry of National Development by modifying our railway safety certificate, approved our safety management system amended with the maintenance system as well, on March 6.
The government adopted 17 project proposals for transport development, which were submitted for the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) 2016 tender. Among the projects is a planned 171.3 million HUF support for the joint project of Floyd Zrt. and the Hungarian Private Railway Co. MMV., which aims the support of introduction of the TAF-TSI.
We were there! – International Transport Logistics Conference in Velence
At the two-day conference, there were several interesting presentations, covering the transport authority’s new tasks, experiences about controls following the introduction of EKAER and plans of the National Tax Authority (NAV) for 2017. The conference provided an overview of the Hungarian inter-modal transport possibilities and air transport situation, of the visions in package delivery, such as about challenges, solutions and specialties of logistics. A vivid “lesson of protocol” by Ibolya Görög, former chief of protocol in the Prime Minister’s Office and a current political review by the well-known geopolitics and security policy expert, György Nógrádi, made the event even more colourful.
The memorial service of our colleague Miklós Puskás will be held on 23.12.2016 at 14:30 in Dunaújváros cemetery. (2400 Dunaújváros, Cemetery Street 45)
With deep regret, we have to announce that our colleague Miklós Puskás lost his life on 28/11/2016 in a tragic accident near Nyúl station, while on duty. Floyd Zrt. considers the loss of Miklós Puskás, locomotive driver as one of their own. We provide information on funeral later.
We were there! – in "small" and "big"! IX. International Model Railway Exhibition
This year again, traditionally before the Advent from 25 to 27 November 2016, the International model railway exhibition took place, already the 9th time. The tables feature 64-meter-long rails, 50 passenger and freight trains running. Beside the rails lifelike towns and villages were built by the modelers.
We were there! - China - Hong Kong Partnership Mission to Europe
After Warsaw and Prague, China - Hong Kong Joint Investment Delegation arrived to Budapest. Mission leaders were Ms KANG Wen Deputy Director General Ministry of Commerce of People’s Republic of China and Mr Raymond YIP Deputy Executive Director, Hong Kong Trade Development Council. The event was organised by Hong Kong Trade Development Council’s Budapest office and meetings took place on 25 November 2016 at the Kempinski Hotel Corvinus.23 companies from China and 10 from Hong Kong participated.
We were there! – Clear signal 2016
We participated in the railway track conference ’Clear signal 2016’, held in Esztergom. After recalling experiences about liberalization of the railways, in the session on the future as well Floyd Zrt. held a presentation. The tone of the conference was very open, many exciting and thought-provoking ideas, proposals have been discussed. Thanks to the organizers for the informal, yet meaningful event!
We were there! - IX. Rail conference
Our company was represented at the traditionally yearly held rail conference,. In addition to interesting presentations, we used the opportunity for discussions with partners. We would also like to congratulate Ms Ilona David, CEO and Mr János Fónagy, Secretary of State to the awards handed over at this event.
We were there! – Eurogate Party
It has been already the 10th time that Eurogate’s Party was held in Hemingway restaurant in Budapest. A cause to celebrate that the Hamburg-Bilk container train operates since the start, continuously and stably five times a week. We wish further success!
Floyd Zrt. Received permission to operate at station Subotica
Floyd Zrt. received the train forwarding and rail operating permits from the Serbian Railways for Subotica station by completing border crossing training. So we can provide traction and wagon examination in crossing Subotica border to rail operator partners.