Vienna and Budapest ‣ Part 5. Train to Budapest

By Dmitry Kann 1 min read In Vienna and Budapest This post in Russian 0087

Train ticket from Vienna to Budapest is about € 35. Railjet trains look modern and hi-tech. It is equipped, as we were told, with 80 displays, which try hard to keep us, the passengers, duly informed. Some 40 in one direction:

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And some 40 in the other:

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And even outside a few (I don’t know whether they’re included in those eighty):

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And above each seat there’s a tiny display. It definitely shows something, but you don’t know what exactly without reading the manual:

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Even door control, toilet flush and hand dryer buttons look very hi-tech:

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The eighty displays are there for a purpose. They show very important info. For example, current speed (which never went above 160 km/h according to my observations):

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Train route map:

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The same map in a close-up:

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The train’s time-table:

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In other words, it’s the cutting edge of German hi-tech.

Meanwhile, we’ve arrived at Budapest…

Next: Part 6. Budapest

See also

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Vienna and Budapest ‣ Part 9. Budapest. St. Stephen’s Basilica
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Vienna and Budapest ‣ Part 8. Budapest by Day
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Vienna and Budapest ‣ Part 7. Budapest at Night
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Vienna and Budapest ‣ Part 6. Budapest
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Vienna and Budapest ‣ Part 4. Vienna. Schönbrunn
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Vienna and Budapest ‣ Part 3. Vienna. Prater

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