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Believe it or not, this train belongs to Hungarian National Railways (MÁV)! This is the 13:55 departure from Somogyszentpál to Balatonfenyves GV on 27 March 2002, with locomotive 5727 hauling one coach. This is one of the lines of the Balatonfenyvesi Gazdasági Vasút (Balatonfenyves Farm Railway) and was built in the mid 1950s at 760 mm gauge. Under threat of closure for some time, most of the Balatonfenyves system closed at the end of August 2002, leaving just the section between Balatonfenyves and Pálmajor, some 4 km short of Somogyszentpál, with a seasonal service.