Aachen Schanz station

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Aachen Schanz
Deutsche Bahn
Hp
AC Schanz Bahnsteige.JPG
Platform for northbound trains
Location Vaalserstraße 15, Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia
Germany
Coordinates 50°46′12″N 6°04′25″E / 50.7700°N 6.0737°E / 50.7700; 6.0737Coordinates: 50°46′12″N 6°04′25″E / 50.7700°N 6.0737°E / 50.7700; 6.0737
Line(s)
Platforms 2
Other information
Station code 7205[4]
DS100 code KASZ[5]
Category 5[4]
Website www.bahnhof.de
History
Opened 13 June 2004[6]
Traffic
Passengers 4

Aachen Schanz station is a railway station in Aachen, Germany on the railway line Aachen–Mönchengladbach. The station is located at the western end of the inner city, and is the station with the shortest walking distance to the historic center or the Aachen Cathedral. Several bus lines to western Aachen stop here, including regional buses to Kelmis and Maastricht and the medical centers of the city (Luisenhospital, Franziskushospital, Alexianerkrankenhaus and Klinikum Aachen). It is not a bus hub, but some lines stop at the southern end (Jakobstraße) and some at the northern end (Vaalser Straße), depending on the route of the line.

The accessible developed station lies between Aachen Central Station and Aachen West station at the west end of downtown.

Services[edit]

All regional trains stop at this station; it is usually served four times per hour and direction.

Line Name Route
RE 4 Wupper-Express Dortmund HbfHagen HbfWuppertal HbfDüsseldorf HbfNeuss HbfMönchengladbach HbfErkelenzHerzogenrathAachen SchanzAachen Hbf
RB 20 Euregiobahn Heerlen / Geilenkirchen / Alsdorf PoststraßeHerzogenrathAachen SchanzAachen HbfAachen-Rothe ErdeStolberg (Rheinl) Hbf (coupled/uncoupled) – Stolberg Altstadt
Eschweiler-Tal – Langerwehe (– Düren)
RB 33 Rhein-Niers-Bahn Aachen HbfAachen SchanzAachen WestHerzogenrathGeilenkirchenLindern (coupled/uncoupled) ErkelenzMönchengladbach HbfKrefeld HbfDuisburg Hbf
Heinsberg
Preceding station   Deutsche Bahn   Following station
toward Dortmund Hbf
RE 4
Wupper-Express
Terminus
RB 20
Euregiobahn
toward Duisburg Hbf
RB 33
Rhein-Niers-Bahn
Terminus

References[edit]

  1. ^ "D2550 (Aachen – Kassel)". NRW Rail Archive (in German). André Joost. Retrieved 29 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "KBS 485" (PDF). AVV - Aachener Verkehrsverbund (in German). Deutsche Bahn. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 December 2011. Retrieved 29 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "KBS 482" (PDF). AVV - Aachener Verkehrsverbund (in German). Deutsche Bahn. Retrieved 29 January 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "Stationspreisliste 2017" [Station price list 2017] (PDF) (in German). DB Station&Service. 18 November 2016. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
  5. ^ "Aachen Schanz Station". NRW Rail Archive (in German). André Joost. Retrieved 29 January 2012. 
  6. ^ "Aachen Schanz operations". NRW Rail Archive (in German). André Joost. Retrieved 29 January 2012. 

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