Rapid Transit In Hungary
The Budapest Metro (Hungarian: Budapesti metró) is the rapid transit system in the Hungarian capital Budapest. It is the second oldest electrified underground railway system in the world, only the City & South London Railway (now part of the London Underground) of 1890 pre-dates it. Its iconic Line 1, dating from 1896, was declared a World Heritage Site in 2002.
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