Warburg station

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Warburg station
Through station
Bahnhof Warburg (Westf) 2013-09.JPG
Location Warburg, North Rhine-Westphalia
Germany
Coordinates 51°29′34″N 9°9′49″E / 51.49278°N 9.16361°E / 51.49278; 9.16361Coordinates: 51°29′34″N 9°9′49″E / 51.49278°N 9.16361°E / 51.49278; 9.16361
Line(s)
Platforms 3
Construction
Architect Julius Eugen Ruhl
Other information
Station code n/a
DS100 code HWAR
Category 3 [1]
History
Opened 6 February 1851 [2]

The Warburg station (German: Bahnhof Warburg (Westfalen) or Bf Warburg (Westf)) is located on the north-eastern edge of the German town of Warburg.

The station was built in 1852 and 1853. Warburg and Minden stations are the last stations from the early railway history of the Prussian province of Westphalia that are still in their original form as island stations (Inselbahnhöfen), with the station entrance buildings located between the tracks.

Location[edit]

The station is located at Warburg on the double track and electrified Hamm–Warburg line to Hamm, the Frederick William Northern Railway to Kassel and the non-electrified Upper Ruhr Valley Railway to Hagen.

The former line to Volkmarsen, part of the Warburg–Sarnau line, was closed in 1977 and dismantled in 1983.

Operations[edit]

Regional trains stopping in Warburg are: Regional-Express trains to Hagen (RE 17: Sauerland-Express), Regionalbahn trains via Paderborn to Münster (RB 89: Ems-Börde-Bahn) and RegioTram trains to Kassel (RT3).[3]

Line Line name Route Frequency
RE 17 Sauerland-Express HagenSchwerte (Ruhr) - FröndenbergArnsberg (Westf)Warburg (Westf) (– Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe) 60 min / (120 min)
RB 89 Ems-Börde-Bahn Münster (Westf)Hamm (Westf)Paderborn – Warburg (Westf) 120 min
RT3 RegioTram Kassel Warburg (Westf)Hofgeismar-Hümme – Hofgeismar – Kassel Hbf – Kassel-Auestadion Individual services
Preceding station   Deutsche Bahn   Following station
toward Hagen Hbf
RE 17
Sauerland-Express
toward Kassel Hbf
Preceding station   eurobahn   Following station
toward Münster Hbf
RB 89
Ems-Börde-Bahn
Terminus


InterCity trains also stop in Warburg.

Line Route Frequency
ICE 41 (Cologne – ) Düsseldorf – Duisburg – Essen – Dortmund - Hamm (Westf) – Paderborn – Warburg (Westf) – Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe - Würzburg – Nuremberg – Munich  A train pair
ICE 50 (Cologne –) Düsseldorf – Duisburg – Essen – Dortmund – Hamm (Westf) – Paderborn - Warburg (Westf) - Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe - Erfurt – Leipzig - Dresden  A train pair
IC 51 (Cologne - ) Düsseldorf - Duisburg – Essen – Dortmund – Hamm (Westf) – Paderborn – Warburg (Westf) - Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe – Erfurt (– Leipzig  / Halle (Saale) – Berlin – Stralsund – Ostseebad Binz ) A train pair

Warburg station is part of the Paderborn-Höxter Regional Transport Association (Nahverkehrsverbund Paderborn-Höxter). Services to and from Hesse are covered by the Nordhessischer Verkehrsverbund (North Hesse Transport Association).

Accessibility[edit]

A bus station is located in front of the building, catering for bus services in the city of Warburg and the surrounding villages.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stationspreisliste 2015" [Station price list 2015] (PDF) (in German). DB Station&Service. 15 December 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Warburg (Westf) station operations". NRW Rail Archive (in German). André Joost. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Warburg (Westf) station". NRW Rail Archive (in German). André Joost. Retrieved 8 August 2013.