Budapest Cog-wheel Railway

Budapest, Hungary

Budapest Cog-wheel Railway

The Budapest Cog-wheel Railway, is a rack railway in the Buda part of the Hungarian capital city of Budapest. It connects a lower terminus at Városmajor, two tram stops away from the Széll Kálmán tér transport interchange, with an upper terminus at Széchenyihegy. The line is integrated into the city's public transport system as tram line number 60, is 3.7 kilometres (2.3 mi) in length, and was opened in 1874.

The railway is operated by BKV, who also operate the city's tram and metro lines. It runs throughout the year between the hours of 0500 and 2300. As a fully integrated part of Budapest's public transport system, standard tickets and passes can be used.

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