Hungary: MAV Class 460 (V46) electric locos on Szeged-Kiskunfelegyhaza passenger trains

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Hungary: MAV Class 460 (V46) electric locos on Szeged-Kiskunfelegyhaza passenger trains 4.5
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A selection of videos showing MAV passenger trains hauled by Class 460 (V46) single-cab electric locomotives on the Szeged-Kiskunfelegyhaza line. All clips recorded 4th July 2014.

Clip 1 - Loco number 460 024 departs Kistelek on train no.7115, the 12.11 from Szeged to Kiskunfelegyhaza.
Clip 2 - (1:10) Loco number 460 057 arriving at Kistelek on train no.7114, the 12.34 from Kiskunfelegyhaza to Szeged.
Clip 3 - (1:42) Walk through the single coach onboard train no.7114, the 12.34 from Kiskunfelegyhaza to Szeged showing the inside of a passenger compartment.
Clip 4 - (3:26) View from the front vestibule behind the locomotive.
Clip 5 - (4:00) Leaving Kiskundorozsma station behind 460 024 on train no.7114, the 12.34 from Kiskunfelegyhaza to Szeged.
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Szeged is the third largest city of Hungary, the largest city and regional centre of the Southern Great Plain and the county town of Csongrád county. The University of Szeged is one of the most distinguished universities in Hungary.

The famous Open Air Plays of Szeged are one of the main attractions; which are held every summer celebrated as the Day of the city on May 21.

The name Szeged might come from an old Hungarian word for corner (szeg), pointing to the turn of the river Tisza that flows through the city. Others say it derives from the Hungarian word sziget which means 'island'. Others still contend that szeg means 'dark blond' (sötétszőkés) -- a reference to the color of the water where the rivers Tisza and Maros merge.

Szeged is known as the home of paprika, a spice made from dried, powdered capsicum fruits. Paprika arrived in Hungary in the second half of the 16th century as an ornamental plant. About 100 years later the plant was cultivated as a herb, and paprika as we know it. Szeged is also famous for their Szekelygulyas, a goulash made with pork, sauerkraut and sour cream. And also famous for their Halászlé, fish soup made of carp and catfish.

The citizens of Szeged played an important part in the Hungarian Revolution of 1848. Lajos Kossuth delivered his famous speech here. Szeged was the last seat of the revolutionary government in July 1849. The Habsburg rulers punished the leaders of the town, but later Szeged began to prosper again, the railway reached it in 1854, and the town got its free royal town status back in 1860.

The Szeged Symphony Orchestra (Szegedi Szimfonikus Zenekar) gives regular concerts at the Szegedi Nemzeti Színház.

Szeged is situated near the southern border of Hungary, just to the south of the mouth of the Maros River, on both banks of the Tisza River. Due to the high numbers of sunstroke reported annually, Szeged is often called 'city of the sun'.
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Kistelek is a town in Csongrád county, in the Southern Great Plain region of southern Hungary.
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Csongrád is the name of an administrative county in southern Hungary, on the both sides of the river Tisza, on the border with Serbia and Romania. It shares borders with the Hungarian counties Bács-Kiskun, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok and Békés. The administrative centre of Csongrád county is Szeged. The county is also part of the Danube-Kris-Mures-Tisa euroregion.
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The area of Csongrád County is flat. It has a high number of sunshine hours and excellent soil, which makes it the most important agricultural area of Hungary. Its most famous products are paprika from Szeged and onion from Makó, but grain, vegetables and fruits are also significant. Half of the onion, paprika and vegetables produced in Hungary are from Csongrád. The county is also rich in oil and natural gas.
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Hungarian State Railways (Hungarian: Magyar Államvasutak or MÁV) is the Hungarian national railway company, with divisions "MÁV START Zrt." (passenger transport), "MÁV-Gépészet Zrt." (maintenance) and "MÁV-Trakció Zrt.". The "MÁV Cargo Zrt" (freight transport) is sold for ÖBB. The head office is in Budapest.

In Budapest, the three main railway stations are the Eastern (Keleti), Western (Nyugati) and Southern (Déli), with other outlying stations like Kelenföld. Of the three, the Southern is the most modern but the Eastern and the Western are more decorative and architecturally interesting.

Other important railway stations countrywide include Szolnok (the most important railway intersection outside Budapest), Tiszai Railway Station in Miskolc and the stations of Pécs, Győr, Debrecen, Szeged and Székesfehérvár.

The only city with an underground railway system is Budapest with its Metro.

In Budapest there is also a suburban rail service in and around the city, operated under the name HÉV.
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Nagyon szokatlan, hogy Csöpi viszi a személyvonatot. :)

Author — Szűcs Attila