The Budapest Castle Hill with the Royal Castle and the Danube with the chain bridge.
Opened first: 2nd March 1870.
Designed by H. Wohlfahrt, Oe. Juraszek.
Since 1920 it is the Property of Budapest Commune, as its concession terminated.
In 1930 the number of passangers: 500 000.
Destroyed durind the second world war and reopened the 4th June 1986.
The bridges were present until 1900, but then they were abandoned due to the extending the Royal Castle's Garden. They were rebuilt after original plans in 1983.
Two general views. You can see the two parallel tracks and the two pedestrian bridges above the tracks.
Recto/verso of a ticket (scale 1)
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