Monday, 23 May 2011

MÁV Class 424 287 Steam Engine, Hungary.

Locomotive 424 is the most famous steam locomotive produced in Hungary. Class 424 is considered the best steam locomotive type of the Hungarian State Railways. It made its first run between Budapest and and Vác on 22 April 1924. They remained in service until 1984, when steam engines were withdrawn in Hungary. Three engines were preserved for historical and excursion trains. 424 287 is one such engine. The train awaits a departure at the Vác railway station.

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