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French victory on the 2nd Tram Driver European Championship in Budapest
BKV Zrt. organized the 2nd Tram Driver European Championship on 23-24 November 2013 under the patronage of Mr. István Tarlós, Mayor of Budapest.
Fourteen European cities took part in the remarkable event and Paris won the first prize in tight contest. BKV Zrt. reached the second place preceding team of Debrecen.
Budapest took part as host in the 2nd Tram Driver European Championship beside the following cities: Debrecen, Szeged, Berlin, Dresden, Rotterdam, Vienna, Barcelona, Oradea, Florence, Stuttgart, Leipzig, Manchester and Paris.
High level professional tasks were a real challenge for tram drivers. Participants competed in close struggle, the state of the contest continually changed during the day. Drivers’ abilities were severely tried, especially in speed detection, spatial orientation and perception of visual information.
Professionals and other spectators saw an exciting and deserving contest while the competitors demonstrated the very best of their skills. Budapest was represented by Julianna Palóczi and Antal Lőrincz. Hereby we express our wholehearted congratulations on their second prize.
After totalling the scores dr. Balázs Szeneczey, Deputy Mayor of Budapest and Tibor Bolla, CEO of BKV Zrt. handed over the cup to the winner team from Paris.
Our company thanks all competitors for taking part in the contest as the best tram drivers in Europe. BKV Zrt. is proud of having organized the 2nd Tram Driver European Championship successfully under the patronage of Mr. István Tarlós, Mayor of Budapest.
24 November 2013