Nuremberg S-Bahn

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S-Bahn Nürnberg
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Talent 2-train on the station Neumarkt
Locale Nuremberg
Transit type Rapid Transit, Regional rail
Number of lines 4
Number of stations 75
Daily ridership 40,000
Began operation 26 September 1987
Operator(s) S-Bahn Nürnberg
System length 229 km
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) (standard gauge)
Electrification 15 kV, 16.7 Hz AC Overhead lines
System map

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The Nuremberg S-Bahn (German: S-Bahn Nürnberg) is an S-Bahn network covering the region of Nuremberg, Fürth and Erlangen which was founded in 1987 and is now integrated in the Transport Association Region Nuremberg (Verkehrsverbund Großraum Nürnberg). The full length of the four current lines is about 229 kilometres. The S-Bahn trains are operated by DB Regio Mittelfranken, a subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn Regio Bayern.

Current lines[edit]

S-Bahn network map.
Line Route Opened Length Stations
S 1 BambergForchheimErlangen – Fürth (Bay) Hbf – Nürnberg Hbf – Lauf (links Pegnitz) – Hersbruck (links Pegnitz) – Hartmannshof 1987–2010 99.6 km (61.889 mi) 37
S 2 RothSchwabach – Nürnberg Hbf – FeuchtAltdorf 1992–2004 49.6 km (30.820 mi) 23
S 3 Nürnberg Hbf – Feucht – Neumarkt (Oberpf) 1992–2010 36.2 km (22.494 mi) 10
S 4 Nürnberg HbfAnsbach 2010 43.7 km (27.154 mi) 14

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