S6 (Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn)

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Route of S 6
0.0 Essen Hbf S 1S 2S 3S 9
1.5 Essen Süd
3.5 Essen Stadtwald
5.9 Essen-Hügel
8.6 Essen-Werden
13.2 Kettwig
14.5 Kettwig Stausee
18.4 Hösel
23.8 Ratingen Ost
26.8 Düsseldorf-Rath
27.9 Düsseldorf-Rath Mitte
30.7 Düsseldorf-Derendorf S 1S 11
Düsseldorf Zoo S 1S 11
32.8 Düsseldorf Wehrhahn S 1S 11
33.9 Düsseldorf Hbf S 1S 8S 11S 28S 68
Düsseldorf Volksgarten S 1S 68
Düsseldorf-Oberbilk S 1S 68
39.9 Düsseldorf-Eller Süd S 68
42.5 Düsseldorf-Reisholz S 68
44.9 Düsseldorf-Benrath S 68
47.4 Düsseldorf-Garath S 68
48.7 Düsseldorf-Hellerhof S 68
50.7 Langenfeld-Berghausen S 68
53.2 Langenfeld (Rheinland) S 68
Network change from VRR to VRS
57.4 Leverkusen-Rheindorf
60.1 Leverkusen-Küppersteg
61.7 Leverkusen Mitte
64.0 Bayerwerk
65.9 Köln-Stammheim
69.9 Köln-Mülheim S 11
Köln-Buchforst S 11
73.4 Köln Messe/Deutz S 11S 12S 13
73.6 Cologne Hbf S 11S 12S 13
74.4 Köln Hansaring S 11S 12S 13
75.9 Köln-Nippes S 11

Line S 6 is a S-Bahn line in the Rhein-Ruhr network. It calls, among others, at the cities of Essen, Düsseldorf and Cologne and was one of the first S-Bahn lines in the Rhine-Ruhr network, becoming operational on 28 September 1967 between Ratingen Ost and Düsseldorf-Garath. It is operated at 20 minute intervals using class 143 locomotives hauling four x-Wagen carriages.[1]

Line S 6 runs over lines built by various railway companies:

It was opened on 28 September 1967 between Ratingen Ost and Düsseldorf-Garath. It was extended from Ratingen Ost to Essen in 26 May 1968 and from Garath to Langenfeld (Rheinl) on 12 December 1968, from Langenfeld to Köln Hansaring on 2 June 1991 and from Hansaring to Köln-Nippes on 13 June 2004.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "S6: Köln-Nippes - Düsseldorf - Essen". NRW rail archive (in German). André Joost. Retrieved 22 September 2011. 

References[edit]

  • Eisenbahnatlas Deutschland (German railway atlas) (2007/2008 ed.). Schweers + Wall. 2007. ISBN 978-3-89494-136-9. 
Essen Stadtwald station