Diebsteich railway station,
track 2 (incoming S3 from Pinneberg toward Stade)
|Line(s)|| Hamburg S-Bahn
AKN railway plc.
|Platforms||2 (island platform)|
|Bicycle facilities||Rented boxes and bicycle stands|
|Electrified||1200 volts DC system third rail|
|Station code||ds100: ADT
DB station code: 1193
The train station Diebsteich is served by the rapid transit trains of the Hamburg S-Bahn and the commuter trains of the AKN railways plc. The S-Bahn tracks run parallel with the Hamburg-Altona–Kiel railway. Right along the tracks is the border of the quarter Altona-Nord and Bahrenfeld of the Altona borough in Hamburg, Germany.
The station is named after a small lake in the neighbourhood which no longer exists.
According to the German newspapers Hamburger Morgenpost and Die Welt in September 2009, the Deutsche Bahn AG plans to close the long distance train station at Altona and to build a new station at the area of Diebsteich station, the date for opening of the new station is 2016.
On track 1 the train destinations are Pinneberg (S3), Elbgaustraße railway station (S21) and Kaltenkirchen (A1). On track 2 the destination of A1 and S21 is via Holstenstraße toward Hamburg central station (A1) and Aumühle (S21). The S21 takes 10 minutes and the A1 only 9 minutes to reach Hamburg central station. The trains of the line S3 continue via Hamburg-Altona and Jungfernstieg railway station toward Stade and reach Hamburg central station in 18 minutes.
Facilities at the station
A small shop in the station sells fast food and newspapers. There are no lockerboxes and the station is not fully accessible for handicapped persons, because there is no lift. No personnel are attending the station, but there are SOS and information telephones and ticket machines. Bicycles can be locked in a previous rented boxes and also locked at stands free of charge.
- Liste Bahnhofskategorie 2008 (pdf), DB Station&Service AG, Köthener Straße 2, 10963 Berlin (2008) (German)
- Thomas Hirschbiegel, Jessica Kröll (2009-09-03). "Wohnungsbau statt Sackbahnhof" [Flats building instead of terminal] (in German). Hamburger Morgenpost. Retrieved 2009-10-09.
- Olaf Dittmann (2009-09-26). "Deutsche Bahn legt sich fest: Fernbahnhof Altona wird bis 2016 verlegt" [German Rail predefined: Long distance station Altona transferred until 2016] (in German). Die Welt. Retrieved 2009-10-09.
- DB station information (see: External links)
- Network plan HVV
Media related to S-Bahn stations in Hamburg at Wikimedia Commons
|Preceding station||Hamburg S-Bahn||Following station|
|Preceding station||AKN Eisenbahn||Following station|