City / Municipality: Košice
District: Košice I
Region: Region Košice (Košický kraj)
Tourist location: Kosice and surroundings (Abov) / Košice a okolie (Abov)
Košice Children Historical Railway was built in Košice between 1955 and 1956 as the Pioneer Railway. The railway was aimed for children, tourists, and for learning of future railmans.The local railway was financed by the Ministry of Transport and was the first recreational railway in former Czechoslovakia.
The aperation was financed by Czechoslovak Railways, after origin of Slovak Republic in 1993 it was successor - Slovak Railways. The operation in these years, as it is today, is predominantly financed by the city of Košice.
In 2011, all vehicles took over the "Civic association ...