Velbert-Nierenhof station

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Velbert-Nierenhof station
Operations
Category 5 [1]
Type Through station
Platforms in use 2
DS100 code ENIR
Station code 4550
Construction and location
Opened 1 December 1847[2]
Location Velbert
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Country Germany
Home page www.bahnhof.de
51°22′21″N 7°08′03″E / 51.37237634°N 7.13419589°E / 51.37237634; 7.13419589Coordinates: 51°22′21″N 7°08′03″E / 51.37237634°N 7.13419589°E / 51.37237634; 7.13419589
Route information
List of railway stations in North Rhine-Westphalia

Velbert-Nierenhof station is located in the city of Velbert 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 first German railway was opened from here to Kupferdreh by the Deil Valley Railway Company on 20 September 1831 as a horse-drawn, narrow-gauge railway, which carried coal until 1844, but it also carried passengers from 1833. The Prince William Railway Company standardised the line and opened a station on this site on 1 December 1847.[2]

It is served by Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn line S 9 (HalternWuppertal), operating every 20 minutes during the day. It is also served by bus route OV8, operated by Busverkehr Rheinland at 60 minutes intervals during the day.[3]

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

Notes[edit]

  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 "Velbert-Nierenhof station operations". NRW Rail Archive (in German). André Joost. Retrieved 11 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "Velbert-Nierenhof station". NRW Rail Archive (in German). André Joost. Retrieved 11 October 2011.