Essen-Überruhr station

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Essen-Überruhr station
Category 5 [1]
Type Through station
Platforms in use 2
DS100 code EEUE
Station code 1712
Construction and location
Opened 1 December 1847 [2][3]
Location Essen
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Country Germany
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51°25′45″N 7°04′09″E / 51.429233°N 7.069132°E / 51.429233; 7.069132Coordinates: 51°25′45″N 7°04′09″E / 51.429233°N 7.069132°E / 51.429233; 7.069132
Route information
List of railway stations in North Rhine-Westphalia

Essen-Überruhr station is located in the district of Überruhr in the city of Essen in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is on the Wuppertal-Vohwinkel–Essen-Überruhr line and is classified by Deutsche Bahn as a category 5 station.[1]

The station was opened on 1 December 1847 by the Prince William Railway Company as the northern terminus of its Vohwinkel–Überruhr line, after its takeover, standardisation and extension of the Deil Valley Railway Company's line from Kupferdreh to Nierenhof (the oldest German railway).[2][4]

It is served by Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn line S 9 (HalternWuppertal), operating every 20 minutes during the day.[5]

Preceding station   Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn   Following station
S 9


  1. ^ a b "Stationspreisliste 2014" [Station price list 2014] (PDF) (in German). DB Station&Service. 24 October 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Busch, J. Rainer; Deilmann, H.G. (1992). Prinz-Wilhelm-Eisenbahn—Die erste Eisenbahn-Aktiengesellschaft auf deutschem Boden (Prince William Railway Company—The first railway corporation on German soil) (in German). Essen. 
  3. ^ "Essen-Überruhr station operations". NRW Rail Archive (in German). André Joost. Retrieved 11 October 2011. 
  4. ^ "Der Prinz-Wilhelm-Eisenbahn" (in German). Pro Niederbergbahn e.V. Retrieved 11 October 2011. 
  5. ^ "Essen-Überruhr station". NRW Rail Archive (in German). André Joost. Retrieved 11 October 2011.