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The Cog Railway is operated by the BKVrt which also operate the trams, trolleybuses, bus. subway and suburban railways in Budapest and their tickets are valid on its services It runs from the #18 & 56 trams lines at Városmajor Vá to Széchenyi-hegy which is only a short walk from the Children's Railway. 
The present fleet were built by SGP in Austria in August 1973 and consists of 7 power units and trailers which are operated together. Numbered 51-57 & 61-67. 
The line was built in 1874 and is 3.7 km long and climbs 318 metres with the steepest grade at 11%. It is standard gauge 1435mm.

51-cog-mt.jpg (123775 bytes) Link to the Cog Railway Page
55-cog-mt.jpg (126871 bytes) Link to Cog Railway 56
Link to trailer 61 Link to trailer 62
Link to trailer 64 65-cog-mt.jpg (101953 bytes)
67-cog-mt.jpg (97452 bytes)    

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Last Updated: May 21, 2014
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