Rüsselsheim station

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Rüsselsheim station
Operations
Category 3 [1]
Type Through station
Platforms in use 3
Daily entry/exit 2,000
DS100 code FKCH
Station code 5440
Construction and location
Opened 1863
Location Rüsselsheim
State Hesse
Country Germany
Home page www.bahnhof.de
49°59′30″N 8°24′50″E / 49.99167°N 8.41393°E / 49.99167; 8.41393Coordinates: 49°59′30″N 8°24′50″E / 49.99167°N 8.41393°E / 49.99167; 8.41393
Route information
List of railway stations in Hesse

Rüsselsheim station is a transit station in the town of Rüsselsheim in the German state of Hesse on the Main Railway from Mainz to Frankfurt am Main. It is classified by Deutsche Bahn as a category 3 station.[1] The station is served by the S-Bahn and regional trains. There is another station in Rüsselsheim, Rüsselsheim-Opelwerk station, which is served by S-Bahn trains only.

The station was opened in 1863. The Rüsselsheim train disaster occurred near the station on 2 February 1990, killing 17 persons and severely injuring 145.

Services[edit]

Rüsselsheim lies in the area served by the Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund (Rhine-Main Transport Association, RMV). It is used by Rhine-Main S-Bahn trains operated by DB Regio and buses.

Trains[edit]

Services on lines S 8 and S 9 each operate at 30 minute intervals on the Wiesbaden HauptbahnhofHanau Hauptbahnhof route. Together the two lines operate at 15-minute intervals through Rüsselsheim. Line S8 runs through Mainz Hauptbahnhof to Wiesbaden Hauptbahnhof, while line S9 runs via Kostheim Bridge to Mainz-Kastel and Wiesbaden Hauptbahnhof.

Preceding station   Rhine-Main S-Bahn   Following station
S8Frankfurt S8.svg
toward Hanau Hbf
S9Frankfurt S9.svg

Rüsselsheim station is served by Regional-Express trains running between Koblenz Hauptbahnhof and Frankfurt (the Mittelrhein-Main-Express, RE 2 in Rhineland Palatinate and RE 80 in Hesse) and between Saarbrücken Hauptbahnhof and Frankfurt (Rhein-Nahe-Express, RE 3 in Rhineland Palatinate and RE 80 in Hesse), each running every two hours, resulting in an approximately hourly service as far as Mainz. In the peak hours there are a few Regionalbahn services to Idar-Oberstein and to Bingen Hauptbahnhof.

Preceding station   Deutsche Bahn   Following station
RE 80
Mittelrhein-Main/Rhein-Nahe-Express

Buses[edit]

Rüsselsheimer station has a large bus station. It is served city bus routes 6, 11, 31, 32, 41, 42, 51 and 52 and regional bus line 1 to Florsheim station. Rüsselsheim Bahnhof Südseite bus stop to the south of the station is served by routes L1, 22, 24, 28, 72 and 752.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Stationspreisliste 2015" [Station price list 2015] (PDF) (in German). DB Station&Service. 15 December 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2015.