Hamburg Dammtor station

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S-Bahn-Logo.svg Hamburg Dammtor
Dammtor
Rapid transit transport hub
Hamburg-Bahnhof Dammtor.jpg
Outside view
Station statistics
Address Dammtor, Rotherbaum
Hamburg, Germany
Line(s) Long distance trains
Rapid transit: S-Bahn-Logo.svg Hamburg S-Bahn
S11 S21 S31
Connections Bus
Structure type elevated
Levels 1
Platforms 2
Tracks 4
Other information
Electrified S-Bahn: 1200 volts DC system
Third rail
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code S-Bahn:
ds100: ADF (main line)
DB station code: 2513
Type: Hp
Category: 2[1]
Fare zone Public transport: 000
Location
Hamburg Dammtor station is located in Hamburg
Hamburg Dammtor station
Hamburg Dammtor station
Hamburg Dammtor station (Hamburg)

Hamburg Dammtor is a railway station for long distance, regional and public transport trains on the Hamburg-Altona link line. In front is a bus station of the same name for public transport in Hamburg, Germany.

The railway station is one of the 4 long distance train stations in Hamburg. The other stations are Hamburg Hauptbahnhof, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg. Despite its size and importance, the station is classified as a Haltepunkt because no trains change directions or start or end there.

History[edit]

The name Dammtor originates from an old city gate located here until the end of the 19th century. The present railway station was opened on 7 July 1903. A previous station, built in 1866, was located around one hundred meters away.

Location[edit]

Hamburg Dammtor is close to the center of Hamburg in the quarter Rotherbaum of the Eimsbüttel borough near the University of Hamburg and the Congress Center Hamburg. As a result, the railway station signs have the addition Messe- und Kongressbahnhof (trade fair and congress station).

Operation usage[edit]

The railway station has 4 elevated tracks, on two island platforms, one servicing the regional and long distance trains, the other platform servicing the city train.

Preceding station   Deutsche Bahn   Following station
Terminus
ICE 20
towards Basel SBB
ICE 22
towards Stuttgart Hbf
ICE 25
towards Munich Hbf
ICE 28
Preceding station   Hamburg S-Bahn   Following station
toward Blankenese
S11Hamburg S11.svg
S21Hamburg S21.svg
toward Aümuhle
toward Altona
S31Hamburg S31.svg
toward Neugraben
Preceding station   AKN Eisenbahn   Following station
toward Neumünster
A1Hamburg A1.svg
Terminus

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Name, station code and category: Liste Bahnhofskategorie 2008, DB Station&Service AG, Köthener Straße 2, 10963 Berlin (2008) (German)

External links[edit]

Media related to Hamburg Dammtor station at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 53°33′39″N 9°59′22″E / 53.56083°N 9.98944°E / 53.56083; 9.98944