Train of Experience to the Wachau gap, hauled by the 50-year-old Nohab locomotive
MÁV Nosztalgia Ltd. announces a special train, hauled by a preserved Class M61 diesel locomotive, to the Mid-summer night's celebrations to be held on 22 June 2013 in Austria, in the Wachau gap of the Danube, including a grandiose fireworks show. Passengers of this Train of Experience will have a chance to visit the beautiest areas of the Wachau, this spectacular gap of the River Danube in Austria. The afternoon will be free for exploring Dürnstein, a medieval town reknown for its castle ruins. In the early evening ours our train will depart Dürnstein for Spitz an der Donau where passengers will be able to enjoy the fireworks and admire the wildfires which are staged by the local community, to celebrate the shortest night of the year and the arrival of summer. During the trip there will be several opportunities to photograph the train at various stations and we plan a special photo stop on the return trip at Szárliget station, timed to coincide with the sunrise.
Our train will return to Budapest in the early morning hours of 23 June.
Outward route: Budapest – Vienna - Dürstein – Spitz a. d. Donau
Departure: 08:20 - Budapest Nyugati pályaudvar
Departure: 09:05 - Kelenföld
Departure: 10:44 - Gyõr
Arrival: 14:30 - Dürnstein
Departure: 18:30 - Dürnstein
Arrival: 19:15 - Spitz an der Donau
Return route: Spitz an der Donau - Hegyeshalom – Budapest
Departure: 23:00 - Spitz an der Donau
Arrival: 02:34 - Gyõr
Arrival: 04:30 - Kelenföld
Arrival: 05:18 - Budapest Nyugati pályaudvar
- Adult, full fare - standard class: HUF 11.990/person
- Adult, reduced fare - standard class (available until 31th of January): HUF 10.990/person
- Child, full fare - standard class (4-14 years of age): HUF 8990/person
- Child, reduced fare - Standard class (available until 31th of January): HUF 8.490/person
- Child (0-4 years of age): free (if not requiring a separate seat)
- Adult in 6 berth couchette: HUF 16.990/person
- Child in 6 berth couchette (4-14 years of age): HUF 15.990/person
- Adult in 4 berth couchette: HUF 19.990/person
- Child in 4 berth couchette (4-14 years of age): HUF 17.990/person
The participation fee includes the return trip ticket and seat reservation in the selected type of carriage.
A welcome drink and greeting snacks will be awaiting our guests once on-board. Staff of our Train of Experience will ensure your comfort throughout the trip. During our return journey, we will provide our guests with a night of music filled entertainment in the Orfeum carriage and tickets for railway journeys will be awarded to the luckiest of passengers taking part in our nostalgia pools game. As part of our Train of Experience, a dining car will provide an early lunch and a tasty dinner to our passengers. (For the menu of the day CLICK HERE)
•Purchase 20 tickets and the 21st passenger may travel for free
•Purchase 30 tickets and six extra people may join your group for free. This discount may not be used in conjunction with other offers but the early booking fares (available until 15 March 2012) are valid
•Purchase 60 tickets and fill a carriage of 72 seats: twelve further passengers may join your group for free. This discount may not be used in conjunction with other offers but the early booking fares (available until 15 March 2012) are valid.
To obtain group discounts, please contact Miss Györgyi Csíkos:
Phone/Fax: (+36 1) 269-5242
(Please note that these types of tickets may not be booked on-line!)
MÁV Nosztalgia Ltd. Sales Office
(Located next to track 10 at Budapest-Nyugati station)
Phone/Fax: (+36 1) 269-5242
MÁV Nosztalgia Ltd. central offices
(Located at the Railway History Park)
Mailing address: H-1142 Budapest, Tatai út 95., HUNGARY
Phone: (+36 1) 238-0558
Fax: (+36 1) 238-0559
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