The illustrated 150 years history of MÁV (Hungarian State Railways)

iho/vasút   ·   2018.12.17. 20:18

The representative album published by Indóház Közlekedési Kiadó looks at the history of the state railway company from its founding to present days. MÁV is the single most important railway company in the history of Hungarian railways. Its 150-year history represents not only the changing destiny of Hungary as a country but also the changes in the direction of national economic policies, the altering society and even newly formed habits of individuals. The album condenses these 150 years into over 200 mostly black and white photographs which have never been published, with a few exceptions. Moments from railwaymen’s life, description of the most important vehicles (locomotives, railcars, passenger carriages and freight wagons), railway policy, infrastructure, passenger and freight transport, heritage activities and many other topics are being detailed in 340 pages.

The size of the album is 288×270 mm.

Price: 40 Euros + shipping

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