Nyugati pályaudvar metro station

Nyugati pályaudvar (Western Railway Station) is a station on the M3 (North-South) line of the Budapest Metro.[2] It is nominally located on the borders of District V, District VI and District XIII, the station itself is under Váci Road at between its intersections with Grand Boulevard and Katona József Street. The station was opened on 30 December 1981 as part of the extension of the line from Deák Ferenc tér to Lehel tér.[3] Its name was Marx tér (Marx Square) before 1990.

Nyugati pályaudvar
Budapest Metro station
Budapešť, Nyugati Pályaudvar, stanice metra.jpg
LocationBudapest
Hungary
Coordinates47°30′41″N 19°03′24″E / 47.51139°N 19.05667°E / 47.51139; 19.05667Coordinates: 47°30′41″N 19°03′24″E / 47.51139°N 19.05667°E / 47.51139; 19.05667
Platforms1 island platform
Construction
Structure typebored underground
Depth25.76 m
History
Opened1981[1]
Services
Preceding station   Budapest Metro   Following station
Line 3

The station is one of the busiest on the line, as it provides connections to tram lines 4 and 6 on Grand Boulevard, including access to Buda via Margit Bridge. Also, it serves the adjacent namesake Nyugati Railway Station (regional and international lines).

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://structurae.net/structures/nyugati-palyaudvar-metro-station
  2. ^ http://www.budapestbylocals.com/budapest-metro.html
  3. ^ Schwandl, Robert. "Budapest". urbanrail.