Border Crossings: Hungary - Romania

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Note that there is a one hour time difference between Hungary and Romania.

(Mátészalka - Kocsord - Fehérgyarmat -) Zajta MÁV - Satu Mare CFR

Line closed and lifted. It is interesting to note that after World World 1 and the peace treaty of Trianon, the line between Fehérgyarmat and Zajta was cut off from the remainder of the Hungarian railway network, because the line from Kocsord to Fehérgyarmat was only built in the late 1920s.

Csenger MÁV - Satu Mare CFR

Line closed and lifted.

(Mátészalka -) Tiborszállás MÁV - Carei CFR

[D] MÁV works to Carei. The MÁV border station was Ágerdömajor until 31 January 2004, since when no trains have called there. Prior to 1 June 2004 use of this border crossing was restricted to local residents, but since then it has been available to all citizens of Romania and the European Union.

(Debrecen -) Nyírábrány MÁV - Valea lui Mihai CFR (- Carei)

[D] MÁV works to Valea lui Mihai.

Nagykereki MÁV - Episcopia Bihor CFR

Line abandoned after World War 2.

(Püspökladány -) Biharkeresztes MÁV - Episcopia Bihor CFR (- Oradea)

[D] CFR works to Biharkeresztes. Note that reservations are required when travelling from Budapest/Püspökladány towards Romania.

Körösnagyharsány MÁV - Cheresig CFR

Line closed and lifted.

(Békéscsaba -) Kötegyán MÁV - Salonta CFR

[D] MÁV works to Salonta.

Kötegyán MÁV - Ciumeghiu CFR

Line lifted after World War 1, in the 1920s.

(Kétegyháza -) Elek MÁV - Grăniceri CFR (- Nădab)

Line closed and lifted. Passenger trains work within Romania as far as Grăniceri, operated by S.C. Regiotrans S.R.L.

(Békéscsaba -) Lőkösháza MÁV - Curtici CFR (- Arad)

[E] MÁV works to Curtici.

Battonya MÁV - Pecica CFR

Line abandoned after World War 2.

(Mako -) Apátfalva MÁV - Cenad CFR (- Sânnicolau Mare)

Line closed. Passenger trains work within Romania as far as Cenad, operated by S.C. Regiotrans S.R.L.

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