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Budapest Public Transport to Go Back to Normal

Jun 14, 2020

With the easing of the coronavirus epidemic, the front part of the buses and trolleybuses in the Hungarian capital will no longer be cordoned off from Monday, June 15, 2020, thus allowing passengers to keep a greater distance from each other by making full use of the passenger compartments of vehicles. A statement by the […]

Most Hungarians Do Not Benefit from Free Parking

Jun 5, 2020

Parking in public areas in Hungary has been free – by government decree – since April 5. Although, the government justified the measure by saying that this would make public transport vehicles less crowded, only a small percentage of people seem to benefit from it, according to a new survey. Making parking free is one […]

Bus link to the airport in Budapest | source:

Airport bus successful in Budapest

Aug 10, 2017

The new direct bus link between downtown Budapest and the Liszt Ferenc Airport of the Hungarian capital is a real 'gold mine' for the Budapest Transport Center (BKK) commissioning the service, the Hungarian news website reports.

All hungarian trains halted due to a bomb threat | source:

Trains in Hungary halted due to bomb threat

Jul 19, 2017

Due a bomb threat, police examine all international trains in Hungary on Wednesday - the National Police Force said on its website. An unknown man made a phone call announcing that a bomb was placed on international trains on the Hungarian rail network.

The midibus type to be used in public transport |

More electric buses for Budapest

Dec 15, 2015

The Hungarian Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga signed a financing agreement with Budapest’s public transport company BKV, under which 20 Hungarian-made electric midibuses and the necessary charger technology will be purchased.

Tram being assembled in Spain for Budapest |

The world's largest tram in Budapest

Aug 3, 2015

Engineers at the Center for Budapest Transport (BKK) have assembled the world's largest tram produced by the Spanish company CAF in Beasain, in the Basque Country province of Spain. Budapest ordered 12 of these 56-meter-long Urbo models.

The first bus in Budapest public transport in 1915 | source: Hungarian Museum of Science

Bus public transport in Budapest 100 years old

Mar 2, 2015

March 1, 1915 saw the launch of the first public service bus line in the Hungarian capital with two vehicles (an electric- and a gasoline-powered one). 100 years later, also on a Sunday, old buses paraded on Andrássy Avenue to commemorate the anniversary.

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