First line opened 1846; state ownership of railways dates from 1868. In 2007 MÁV-Start Zrt was created to run the passenger business.

Address
54-60 Könyves Kálmán Krt.
1087 Budapest
Hungary
Phone
+36 1 322 0660
Fax
+36 1 511 4121
Email
international@mav.hu
Website
www.mav.hu

Traffic

Passenger journeys:
111
Passenger-km:
5,391 million
Information year:
2016

Company size

No. of employees:
35,934
Gauge:
1435 mm
Length:
7,002 km
Electrification
2,624 km - 25 kV 50 Hz
Rolling stock
422 Diesel locomotives
476 Electric locomotives
312 DMU cars
166 EMU cars
2,473 Passenger coaches
Gauge:
1524 mm
Length:
37 km
Gauge:
760 mm
Length:
204 km