Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Ruhr

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The Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Ruhr (abbreviated VRR) is the public transport association covering the area of the Rhine-Ruhr conurbation in Germany. It was founded on 1 January 1980, and is Europe’s largest body of such kind, covering an area of some 5,000 km² with more than seven million inhabitants, spanning as far as Dorsten in the north, Dortmund in the east, Langenfeld in the south, and Mönchengladbach and the Dutch border in the west.

Total passengers transported[edit]

In 2004, roughly 1 billion trips were made by way of the VRR network.

Mode of transport[edit]

Map of the complete Rhine-Ruhr Stadtbahn systems network.

As of 2012, the VRR network consists of 978 lines,[1] of which there are:

Associated transport companies[edit]

Selected cities and parishes in the VRR area[edit]

Additionally, the VRR tariff is recognized on all bus lines operated by Verkehrsgesellschaft Kreis Unna (VKU) in Lünen, Bergkamen, Kamen, Unna, Holzwickede and Schwerte.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Verbundbericht 2012/2013 als Blätterkatalog" [Network Report 2012/2013 as a Page-by-page Catalog] (in German). Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Ruhr (VRR). p. 107. Retrieved 2013-10-23. 
  2. ^ "Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Ruhr - Homepage - Welcome to the VRR". Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Ruhr (VRR). Retrieved 2013-10-23. 

External links[edit]

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