Bremerhaven-Lehe railway station

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Bremerhaven-Lehe station
Operations
Type Bf
Platforms in use 2
Construction and location
Opened 1863
Location Bremerhaven
State Free Hanseatic City of Bremen
Country Germany
Route information
List of railway stations in Bremen

Bremerhaven-Lehe is a railway station in the Lehe district of the city of Bremerhaven, Germany.

History[edit]

The station was opened in 1863 as an extension of the Bremen-Geestemünde line. In 1896, the line to Cuxhaven was opened. The station has undergone renovations in the early 2000s and is now equipped with a lift.

Operations[edit]

The RegionalExpress trains to and from Osnabrück Hbf and Bremen Hbf call at the station. Furthermore, Bremerhaven-Lehe is the terminal and starting point for the RegionalBahn connection to Bremen. Services to Cuxhaven, operated by Nordseebahn, call at the station as well. The Bremerhaven-Lehe marshalling yard (code HBHLA) is nearby.. The next station to the south is Bremerhaven Hauptbahnhof (HBH), to the north lies the closed station Bremerhaven-Speckenbüttel (HBHP), the next passenger station still in use is Wremen (AWRE) on the line to Cuxhaven. Connections to local traffic are provided by a bus stop (operated by BremerhavenBus) in front of the station. The old station building has been rented out to two tenants, an hotel on the upper floors and an Aldi supermarket on the ticket hall floor. Access to the station is provided by a passenger tunnel underneath the platforms.

Train services[edit]

The following services currently call at the station:[1]

  • Regional services RE Bremerhaven-Lehe - Bremen - Nienburg - Hanover
  • Regional services RE 44 Bremerhaven-Lehe - Bremen - Osnabrück
  • Local services EVB Cuxhaven - Dorum - Bremerhaven
  • Bremen S-Bahn services RS2 Bremerhaven-Lehe - Osterholz-Scharmbeck - Bremen - Twistringen
Preceding station   Deutsche Bahn   Following station
Terminus RE
toward Hannover Hbf
Terminus RE
Preceding station   Eisenbahnen und Verkehrsbetriebe Elbe-Weser   Following station
toward Cuxhaven
RB
Terminus
Preceding station   Bremen S-Bahn   Following station
Terminus RS 2
toward Twistringen

References[edit]

Coordinates: 53°33′58″N 8°36′03″E / 53.5662°N 8.6007°E / 53.5662; 8.6007