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End station at Korösnagyharsány (HU). Before the treaty of Trianon (1920) this area was lively and rich. Nagyvárad (Oradea, RO) fell to the other side (Romania), thus cutting off the regional centre, separating its agglomeration
The Triplex Confinium in the middle of the Puszta. The Serbian, Romanian and Hungarian borders meet here
The former bridge over the river Maros was knocked down by withdrawing German troops in WWII. The memento can still be seen after 60 years, though plans have been made for reconstruction. The bridge would serve as an important route between two regional triangle (Szeged (HU), Temesvar (Timisoara, RO) and Szabadka (Subotica, SR) – towns with populations around 100.000)
View from the dams of Szamos – a river that comes from Romania and flows through to Hungary
Still with animal power… Border regions still fall behind of overall progress in the 21st century
Though Romania and Hungary share a 440 kms long border, as few as 10 crossing points were viable until 2004. Now both countries within the European Union, inter-regional initiatives and European funds are available for the development of the interregional infrastructure
As many as 24 dead end railway lines bump against the borders in Hungary. Many of them could still be reopened to serve border regions