"Nostalgia trams" to ply Budapest this weekend

Century-old wooden tram cars to run along Danube and in Buda hills during Easter holiday.

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A nostalgia tram during last year's Easter Weekend in Budapest.

2012-04-06 10:36

Nostalgia trams will run along the Pest side of the Danube river and in the Buda hills to Huvosvolgy on the upcoming Easter weekend, the Budapest transport company BKV told MTI on Wednesday.


On Saturday and Sunday, the hundred-year-old wooden trams will operate between Boraros Square and Jaszai Mari Square in Pest, then cross the Danube on Margaret Bridge and drive to Szell Kalman Square.


On Monday, they will operate between Szell Kalman Square and Huvosvolgy in the Buda hills.


Tickets for the nostalgia trams service cost 400 forints (EUR 1.4), free under age 6.


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