Au (Sieg) station

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Au (Sieg)
Deutsche Bahn Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn
Branch off station
Bf-au-sieg.jpg
Location Bahnhofstr. 24, Au (Sieg), North Rhine-Westphalia
Germany
Coordinates 50°46′24″N 7°39′24″E / 50.773323°N 7.656781°E / 50.773323; 7.656781Coordinates: 50°46′24″N 7°39′24″E / 50.773323°N 7.656781°E / 50.773323; 7.656781
Line(s)
Platforms 3
Other information
Station code 204
DS100 code KAU
IBNR 8000012
Category 3[1]
Website www.bahnhof.de
History
Opened 1860
Services
Preceding station   Deutsche Bahn   Following station
toward Aachen Hbf
RE 9
Rhein-Sieg-Express
toward Siegen
Terminus RB 95
Sieg-Dill-Bahn
toward Dillenburg
Preceding station   Hessische Landesbahn   Following station
RB 90
Westerwald-Sieg-Bahn
Preceding station   Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn   Following station
toward Düren
S 12 Terminus

Au (Sieg) station is a railway junction in the town of Au (Sieg) in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia on the Sieg Railway to Siegen, where the Engers–Au railway branches off to Altenkirchen, where it connects with the Upper Westerwald Railway (German: Oberwesterwaldbahn).

The section of the Sieg Railway between Eitorf and Wissen through Au was opened on 1 August 1860.[2] On 1 May 1887, the branch was opened to Altenkirchen,[3] connecting with the Upper Westerwald Railway to Limburg and additional tracks was added at Au. In 1885 Au consisted of only four houses and 16 inhabitants.[4]

Au is served by the Rhein-Sieg-Express (RE 9) on the AachenCologne–Siegen route, the Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn line S12 service on the Düren–Cologne–Au route and two Regionalbahn services, the Westerwald-Sieg-Bahn (RB 90), to and from Limburg an der Lahn and the Sieg-Dill-Bahn (RB 95) to and from Dillenburg.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stationspreisliste 2016" [Station price list 2016] (PDF) (in German). DB Station&Service. 1 December 2015. Retrieved 24 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "Line 2651: Köln-Deutz - Gießen". NRW Rail Archive (in German). André Joost. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Line 3032: Engers - Au (Sieg)". NRW Rail Archive (in German). André Joost. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  4. ^ Community lexicon for the Kingdom of Prussia of 1885
  5. ^ "Au (Sieg) station". NRW Rail Archive (in German). André Joost. Retrieved 26 August 2011.