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MÁV carried 1.7 mln passengers on trains to Balaton during summer

State-owned railway company MÁV carried more than 1.7 million passengers on trains to Lake Balaton in the summer season ended in September, state news wire MTI reports.

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Siófok, on the Lakeʼs southern shore, was the most popular destination as 314,000 passengers disembarked there. The second-most popular destination was Fonyód, followed by Balatonfured, Balatonlelle, and Keszthely.

Around 88,000 passengers brought their bicycles with them on the train to Lake Balaton, a new record.

MÁV will continue to offer service to destinations on Lake Balatonʼs southern shore hourly during the off-season.