2021. 11. 04. 14:39


The HKIR/NEJP project has entered the implementation phase

The implementation of the development of the Interurban Public Transport Information System has started

Beneficiary's name KTI Közlekedéstudományi Intézet Nonprofit Kft. (consortium leader) Nemzeti Mobilfizetési Zrt. (consortium member)
Project title Development of integrated passenger information, ticketing and management IT systems aimed at more efficient provision of public passenger transport services
The contracted grant amount of the project and the amount of the grant IKOP-3.1.0-15-2017-00014: HUF 7,903,200,000 – level of support: 44.4%
IKOP-3.2.0-15-2017-00028: HUF 9,896,800,000 – level of support: 55.6%
Total: HUF 17,800,000,000 – level of support: 100.0%
(Per Grant Contract and per Beneficiary) IKOP-3.1.0-15-
HUF 6,038,399,999
HUF 7,561,600,001 
HUF 1,842,600,000 
HUF 2,307,400,000 
Total: HUF 13,600,000,000 Total: HUF 4,200,000,000
Presentation of the project content

Project element 2: HKIR Server Systems and On-board units

  • Unified ticketing system (EGYJEGY with the extension of the JÉ system already operating in MÁV)
  • Chief dispatcher system
  • Contact centre
  • Ticket vending machines
  • Bus OBUs with ticketing function
  • Validators
  • Ticket inspector devices

Project element 3: HKIR Customer Systems

  • Public service operating procedures
  • Uploading and maintaining certified public data
  • Schedule planning and network planning
  • Public service controlling

Project element 1: HKIR Centre (NEJP Centre)

  • Travel card (NEK compatible)
  • Discount settlement system (NEK, eSZIG)
  • Travel planner and passenger information
  • Accounting system
  • Data warehouse
  • Pilot systems
Planned completion date of the project: 29 June 2021

The precondition for the development of competitive public transport systems is the improvement of accessibility and of the quality of services, in this context, provision of widely and easily accessible travel information and ticket sales in as many forms and surfaces as possible. To achieve these, a national Interurban Public Transport Information System is essential for the optimization of interurban public transport service and its coordination with the local public transport service (HKIR) which provides the possibility of electronic ticket sales and real-time passenger information, as well as travel planning, and is suitable for the performance of customer related tasks.

With the development of HKIR, a unified transport IT background system will be created, interoperability will be realized between the individual existing systems, and the coordinated and efficient operation of public transport based on travel needs will be in place.

Name and contact details of the beneficiaries: KTI Közlekedéstudományi Intézet Nonprofit Kft. 
1119 Budapest, Than Károly u. 3-5.
Telephone: +36 (1) 371 5936
HKIR can be contacted at: egyjegy@kti.hu

Nemzeti Mobilfizetési Zrt.
1027 Budapest, Kapás u. 6 -12.
Telephone: +36 1 800 8070
Name and contact details of the supporting organisation:

Deputy Secretary of State Responsible for the Transport Operational Programmes, Ministry of Innovation and Technology
1036 Budapest, Árpád fejedelem útja 79.
Széchenyi 2020 information page: www.palyazat.gov.hu

Call centre: +36 1 896-0000


Within the Interurban Public Transport Information System project, the professional implementation of the HKIR Centre (NEJP Centre) is progressing according to schedule, in accordance with the business contract concluded for the development in the framework of a public procurement procedure.

In the first completed phase of the development, the central infrastructure elements (HW+SW) running the services of the HKIR Centre (NEJP Centre) and the technical documentation describing the structure and operation of the system were handed over and taken over (high-level presentation of the NEJP system, IT system plan, Architecture plan, Preliminary logic system plan, KAR card registration requirements and their implementation, Supplier-side testing plan, Supplier-side testing protocol, Infrastructure utilization plan, Training plan and Testing strategy).


With the completion of the first two milestones of the second phase, the valid basic traffic data necessary for the development of the HKIR Centre (NEJP Centre), for the launch of the pilots and as part of the entire system were handed over and received (network, timetable, tariff distances essential for tariffing, transfer connections required for route planning); as well as paper and ID card based sales, validation and accounting functionalities and their underlying software components. In addition, 63 on-board computers and fare validation devices for buses, 63 cameras for visual recording of sales, 55 ticket inspector handsets and 4 pre-purchase cash register workstations were handed over and received for the preparation of the pilot.


Further software developments are currently underway in the third and fourth milestones of the second phase, which are preparing the software issuance systems for transport cards that are compatible with the National Electronic Card System of the Ministry of the Interior and have adequate security. Within the framework of the latter milestone, the installation of the acquired pilot devices can be implemented on the routes involved in the live operational testing and in the service rooms.


In the third phase of the development, the experience of the pilots will be evaluated by the experts and any necessary corrections will be made, and then the system, together with its complete documentation, will be handed over in a condition suitable for operation. Following this last successful phase of the development of the HKIR Centre (NEJP Centre), the national extension and the uniform introduction of the service can begin as part of the HKIR project.