On Steam Engine Services In Budapest In January

Steam engine services are likely to be operated at every weekend of January 2013. Departures are scheduled for 10:25 and 13:25 hrs at Huvosvolgy Station, and for 11:33 and 14:33 hrs at Szechenyi-hegy Station.

Heritage railcar services are not scheduled for the winter timetable season. After 1st January, next they are going to be available from Friday, 15th March, one of Hungary’s national holidays, when the summer timetable season starts.

The Children’s Railway is located in the hilly outskirts of Budapest, on the right side of the river Danube. It is operated by children aged 10-14 under the supervision of adult railway attendants. Services are operated every day from May to August, and from Tuesday to Sunday the rest of the year. Special heritage services are available at most weekends.

How to Get There

Szechenyi-hegy Station
Szechenyi-hegy Station of the Children’s Railway can be reached by public transportation as follows: Take Tram No 59 or 61 at Szell Kalman ter (Moszkva ter) to Varosmajor stop. Change to the Cogwheel Railway (Service No 60) and ride it to Szechenyi-hegy, Gyermekvasut terminus. Proceed on foot along Golfpalya utca.

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Cogwheel Railway set at Varosmajor Terminus

By car: Take Alkotas utca at Deli palyaudvar (South Railway Station). Proceed on Nagyenyed utca, Istenhegyi ut, Kolto utca and Eotvos ut until the parking lot next to Normafa Halting. Turn left and continue on Hegyhat ut until you reach Szechenyi-hegy Station. There is a free parking lot with limited capacity adjacent to the station.

» Szechenyi-hegy Station on Google Maps

Normafa Halting
Normafa Halting can be reached by public transportation as follows: Take Bus No 21 or 21A at Szell Kalman ter (Moszkva ter) to the Normafa, Gyermekvasut stop.
By car: Take Alkotas utca at Deli palyaudvar (South Railway Station). Proceed on Nagyenyed utca, Istenhegyi ut, Kolto utca and Eotvos ut. There is a free parking lot adjacent to the halting.

» Normafa Halting on Google Maps

Szepjuhaszne Station
Szepjuhaszne Station can be reached by public transportation as follows: Take Bus No 22 or 222 at Szell Kalman ter (Moszkva ter) to the Szepjuhaszne, Gyermekvasut stop.
By car: Take Szilagyi Erzsebet fasor and Budakeszi ut until you reach a railway bridge. Turn right before passing under the bridge. There is a free parking lot adjacent to the station.

» Szepjuhaszne Station on Google Maps

Huvosvolgy Station
Huvosvolgy can be reached by public transportation as follows: Take Tram No 61 at Szell Kalman ter (Moszkva ter) to the Huvosvolgy terminus. Take the case of stairs and the station is located at a short walking distance.

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Tram service to Huvosvolgy

By car: Take Szilagyi Erzsebet fasor and Huvosvolgyi ut. Pass the Huvosvolgy tram and bus terminus and shortly turn left twice. There is a large P+R parking area nearby the station.

Source and ticket prices: gyermekvasut.hu

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