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Budapest Metro 2007
Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaThe Budapest Metro (Hungarian: Budapesti metró) is the metro system in the Hungarian capital Budapest.
It consists of three lines, each marked with a number and a separate colour.
Metro Line 4 is currently under construction and the first section is to be put into operation in 2010.
Plans for Line 5 are also ready for implementation.
It is the second oldest underground metro system in the world, and its iconic Line 1 (dating from 1896), the first underground system in Europe, is a World Heritage Site now.
Transit type: Electrified Metro Railway
Began operation: 1896, First underground system in Europe
System length: 31.7km
No. of lines: 3 (plus 1 under construction)
No. of stations: 40 (plus 12 under construction)
Daily ridership: 1.27 million (approximate)
Track gauge: 1,435 mm (4 ft 8˝ in)
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For a more information about Budapest Metro see Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This page was retrieved and condensed from (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Budapest_Metro) see Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, December 2007.
All text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License (see Copyrights for details).
This information was correct in December 2007. E. & O.E.
The building of the new Metro 4 line seems to be progressing well, across Budapest.
N.B. Some of these photos were taken at existing Metro lines and stations.
You can click on these photos for an enlargement.
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