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The building of the first horse railway in Hungary

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Construction began in 1838 and the first section of Bratislava - Svätý Jur was put into operation in 1840. The wagons were pulled by two pairs of horses. The train went back and forth once in the afternoon and back in the afternoon. The railway plans were drawn up by František Oto Hieronimi. The railway station building was built as the property of a private company. It was founded by 17 landowners who had property between Trnava and Bratislava. From 1873 the railway operated on steam power.

The building of the first horse railway in Hungary

Construction began in 1838 and the first section of Bratislava - Svätý Jur was put into operation in 1840. The wagons were pulled by two pairs of horses. The train went back and forth once in the afternoon and back in the afternoon. The railway plans were drawn up by František Oto Hieronimi. The railway station building was built as the property of a private company. It was founded by 17 landowners who had property between Trnava and Bratislava. From 1873 the railway operated on steam power.

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Transport: By foot, By bike, By car, By train, By bus
Parking: Free parking nearby

Accepted payments: Cash
Languages: Slovak

Suitable for: Childrens, Families with childrens, Elderly, Handicapped, Cyclists, Young, Adults
Season: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Updated on: 16.3.2020

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The building of the first horse railway in Hungary
Budova prvej konskej železnice v Uhorsku
Staničná 247/2
900 21  Svätý Jur
Region: Bratislavský
District: Pezinok
Area: Trnavsko
 48.246972, 17.216393

Budova prvej konskej železnice v Uhorsku
Staničná 247/2
900 21  Svätý Jur

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