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MAV 480  

This section collects all information about the 480 series locomotives of MÁV Trakció Railway Traction Zrt..

order details
initial order: 25 locomotives, 25 extra units as an option
order volume: 79,6 million Euro (21,5 billion Florint)
price: 3.094.000 Euro per locomotive
financial partners: European Investment Bank (EIB, 48%) and the Kfw bank (52%)
publication date: 17.11.2008

technical paramaters
product: Bombardier Traxx P160 AC2
top speed / power rating: 160 kph / 5600 kW

purpose
goal: replacing the MÁV V43 series in domestic intercity-services, combined with international services
service domain (planned): Hungary, Germany, Austria, Serbia, Slovakia, Romania
designation: 480 001-025


milestones
02.10.2010: 480 001 and 002 seen for the first time outside the Bombardier factory in Kassel
12.10.2010: maiden run of 480 001 around Kassel
13.10.2010: maiden run of 480 002
21.10.2010: 480 001 leaves Kassel, heading for Hungary
25.10.2010: official presentation of 480 001 in front of the former Royal Waiting Room at Budapest-Nyugati station


15.02.2011: starting of the endurance test with 480 001 in revenue service: 40.000 km to be completed
24.03.2011: end of the trial service period of 480 001


25.06.2011: MÁV announcement: all 480 series locomotives will be adapted for Slovakia, Serbia and Romania
11.07.2011: 480 003 and 004 arrive in Hungary, serie delivery starts
17.08.2011: presentation of 480 001 with Kálmán Kandó livery at Budapest Keleti station

MAV 480: liveries  
MAV 480: news  
2016
open news
2016-07-09 [HU] MAV 480 004 -170 years of railways in Hungary-
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2016-06-01 [HU] Soon: MAV 480 004 -170 years Hungarian railways-
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2016-05-31 [HU/RO] Video: the 2016 Szekely Gyors pilgrim train
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2016-05-11 [HU] New: MAV 480 013 -Máltai szeretetszolgálat-
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2016-04-29 [HU] MAV 480 006 -Szent Márton-
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2016-01-20 [HU] MAV 480 012 -Later, when I grow up...-
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2016-01-16 [HU] New livery for MAV 480 012
2015
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2015-05-25 [HU/RO] The pilgrim trains to Transsylvania, this year with MAV 480 007
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2015-04-28 [HU] New: MAV 480 007 -II. Rákóczi Ferenc-
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2015-01-16 [HU] MAV 480 021 featuring in movie 'Hunter's Prayer'
2014
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2014-06-22 [HU] All MAV Werbeloks comes together for museum night Budapest
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2014-06-13 [HU/RO] Beautiful shot of MAV 480 004/005 in Transilvania
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2014-06-06 [HU/RO] 480 004/005 and the pilgrim trains to Transsylvania
open news
2014-05-21 [HU/RO] 480 004 = "Rézágyú" ("Copper cannon")
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2014-05-17 [HU] MÁV 480 004 -Gábor Áron- first day of service
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2014-05-16 [HU/RO] MÁV 480 004 -Gábor Áron- presented
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2014-05-14 [HU] MÁV 480 004 -Gábor Áron- under construction
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2014-04-09 [HU] MÁV Gábor Áron locomotive: Winning design selected
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2014-03-18 [HU] Pilgrom train design competition
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2014-03-06 [HU] MAV 480: New H-Start markings
2013
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2013-06-24 [HU] New: MAV 480 022 -Weöres Sándor- [updated]
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2013-05-24 [HU/RO] MAV 480 005 and the Csíksomlyó express 2013
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2013-05-02 [HU] First service with MAV 480 005 -Hunyadi Mátyás-
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2013-03-20 [HU] MÁV 480: Hunyadi Mátyás special livery
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2013-02-25 [RO] modern electrics in Romania
2012
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2012-12-09 [HU/RO] MAV 480 series in Romania
open news
2012-12-08 [HU] One man pulling MAV 480 001 and one coach (=126 tonnes)
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2012-10-21 [RO/HU] MAV TRAXX 480 001 in Romania [updated]
open news
2012-02-07 [HU] MAV 480 series in freight service
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2012-02-03 [HU] MAV 480 series delivery completed / option not exercised
2011
open news
2011-12-29 [HU] Find the differences (MAV 480 019 vs. 020); red UIC connectors
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2011-11-01 [DE/HU] three new MAV Traxx's on their way to Hungary
open news
2011-10-20 [DE] maiden run of MAV 480 016
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2011-10-10 [HU] MAV 480 002 "The power of Traxx"
open news
2011-10-05 [RO] Zilele Feroviare 2011 / Romanian Raildays 2011 [updated]
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2011-09-04 [EU] Railcolor Short
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2011-08-17 [HU] MAV 480 001 commemorating Kálmán Kandó [update]
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2011-08-16 [DE] Railcolor short
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2011-08-09 [HU] MAV 480 series spreading in revenue services
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2011-07-12 [DE] maiden runs of the day: DB 186 337 and MAV 480 005
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2011-07-11 [HU] serie delivery MAV-Trakcio 480 series has started
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2011-06-24 [DE] 480 003 testing around Hennigsdorf
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2011-06-15 [HU] MAV Traxx to be adapted for Slovakia, Serbia and Romania
open news
2011-02-16 [HU] MAV 480 series in test-service
open news
2011-01-25 [HU/DE] MAV 480 001
2010
open news
2010-10-25 [HU] official presentation of the MÁV-Traxx
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2010-10-13 [DE/AT/HU] and that makes two...
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2010-10-12 [HU] Hungarian Traxx in the picture
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2010-10-02 [DE/HU] first MAV Traxx units outshopped
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2010-01-23 [HU] MÁV Traxx order correction
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2010-01-21 [HU] MÁV Traxx order finalized
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2010-01-07 [HU] MAV Traxx are coming
2009
open news
2009-11-24 [HU] MÁV order approved by the ministry of Transport
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2009-11-07 [HU] Traxx order MÁV almost fixed
open news
2009-08-12 [HU] Traxx for MAV is coming
2008
open news
2008-11-28 [HU] MAV purchases 25 Traxx locomotives [update]
open news
2008-09-16 [DE/HU] Traxx for Hungary
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2008-06-18 [HU] MAV purchases 25 Traxx locomotives
MAV Traxx AC2 by Ábrók Miklós  
MAV 480: Select your locomotive  
Bombardier 34738 2010 TRAXX P160 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 480 001 59 picture(s) available        
Bombardier 34741 2010 TRAXX P160 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 480 002 46 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34748 2011 TRAXX P160 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 480 003 25 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34752 2011 TRAXX P160 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 480 004 31 picture(s) available        
Bombardier 34754 2011 TRAXX P160 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 480 005 34 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34755 2011 TRAXX P160 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 480 006 26 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34938 2011 TRAXX P160 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 480 007 28 picture(s) available        
Bombardier 34939 2011 TRAXX P160 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 480 008 9 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34940 2011 TRAXX P160 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 480 009 11 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34942 2011 TRAXX P160 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 480 010 14 picture(s) available        
Bombardier 34944 2011 TRAXX P160 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 480 011 8 picture(s) available        
Bombardier 34945 2011 TRAXX P160 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 480 012 10 picture(s) available        
Bombardier 34947 2011 TRAXX P160 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 480 013 19 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34948 2011 TRAXX P160 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 480 014 10 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34950 2011 TRAXX P160 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 480 015 10 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34951 2011 TRAXX P160 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 480 016 11 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34952 2011 TRAXX P160 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 480 017 10 picture(s) available        
Bombardier 34955 2011 TRAXX P160 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 480 018 13 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34959 2011 TRAXX P160 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 480 019 6 picture(s) available        
Bombardier 34963 2011 TRAXX P160 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 480 020 13 picture(s) available        
Bombardier 34966 2011 TRAXX P160 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 480 021 7 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34968 2011 TRAXX P160 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 480 022 20 picture(s) available        
Bombardier 34970 2012 TRAXX P160 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 480 023 7 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34972 2012 TRAXX P160 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 480 024 10 picture(s) available   revision data available    
Bombardier 34975 2012 TRAXX P160 AC2 Bo'Bo'-el 480 025 9 picture(s) available   revision data available