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MÁV Co - Articles and news items

HUNGRAIL elects Ilona Dávid as president of the association

Rail industry news / 2 September 2016 /

The General Assembly of HUNGRAIL – the Hungarian Rail Association – has elected Ms Ilona Dávid, current President-Director General of MAV Hungarian State Railways, as its new president.

BOMBARDIER TRAXX Locomotives to Serve on Hungarian State Railway

Rail industry news / 28 January 2010 /

Bombardier Transportation has received an order from the Hungarian State Railway company, MAV, for 25 BOMBARDIER TRAXX P 160 AC locomotives.

Visible improvements in Hungary

Issue 4 2006, Past issues / 28 July 2006 /

Hungarian State Railways (MÁV Co) celebrates the 160th anniversary of its foundation this year. The first railway line running between the capital city of Pest and Vác, a town situated 30km from the capital and operated by steam engines, opened on 15 July 1846. István Széchenyi and Lajos Kossuth, eminent reformers in the period after the turn of the 18th-19th centuries, recognised the social and economic importance of the railways and dedicated their talents to the creation and development of the Hungarian railway network.