Nyugati Railway Station

2021. július 15. 09:00
The first station building ('indóház') in Pest was handed over on 15 July 1846, from where the first Hungarian steam-powered train to Vác, which was the first section of the railway line to Vienna, left. With rail transport, the central role of Pest has been strengthened within the country and it set a significant development in motion. So much so that by the 1870s, rail traffic had outgrown Pest's first railway station.
2021. június 8. 18:00
The renovation of the Western Railway Station, which started last year, has entered a new phase. After 95% of the passenger and track hall reconstruction has been completed, the whole building is now being closed for maintenance work on 19 June and will only reopen on 18 July. One of the busiest railway stations in the capital that handles 18 million passengers a year, was last renovated between 1978 and 1988.
2021. április 16. 12:30
Plaster repairs are currently underway in the Nyugati Railway Station as other parts of the facade are being painted. The doors and windows will be modernised, and the clocks on the glass walls towards Teréz körút and the facade on Eiffel Square will also be renewed. The renovation of the towers towards the track entrance has been completed. The decorative windows have been installed, and the old artificial slate covering has been replaced with a natural anthracite slate. The crown on the boulevard facade of the railway station was also repainted in the same colour as the steel structure of the roof. Passengers will return to the hall in September.
2021. április 8. 19:30
The part of Nyugati Square right next to the railway station has newly been named after Béla Puczi, who led Gypsies to defend the Hungarians during the anti-Hungarian pogrom in Târgu Mureş in 1990.
2021. február 14. 19:00
The new roof structure of Nyugati Railway Station has been completed, and four of the 6 spires around the building have been restored. However, work continues, in other parts of the building, such as the cash register hall, the fast-food restaurant, the facades and towers of which will also be restored.
2021. február 13. 18:00
The National Centre for Circus Arts will be built next to the Western Railway Station. A former engine shed will be transformed into an acrobat training school. The construction of the centre has been declared a priority investment for the national economy.
2020. december 18. 09:00
The renovation of the 8,200-square-metre roof of Nyugati, or Western Railway Station has reached its second major milestone. The spire of the tower near track 13 has been raised into place. In the meantime, the installation of new planes of glass into the roof and the renovation of its supporting structure are also in progress.