November 4, 1861: the train from Vienna firstly arrived to Lviv

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Пасажирський потяг біля перону першого львівського вокзалу. 1880-ті роки.

156 years ago Galicia was firstly connected with Vienna by railway.

New “iron horse” was able to run because of invaluable efforts of hundreds workers who have made a construction of one hundred kilometer railroad.

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The train, decorated with flowers and ribbons, have arrived to Lviv Station on the birthday of the Archduke Karl Ludwig. The new form of transport received the courageous name “Yaroslav” and have caused a crazy enthusiasm with all spectators.

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