Au (Sieg) station

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Au (Sieg)
Operations
Category 3
Type Branch off station
Platforms in use 3
DS100 code KAU
Station code 204
Construction and location
Location Au (Sieg)
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Country Germany
Home page www.bahnhof.de
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
Route information
List of railway stations in North Rhine-Westphalia

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.[1] On 1 May 1887, the branch was opened to Altenkirchen,[2] 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.[3]

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 Oberwesterwald-Bahn (RB 28), to and from Limburg an der Lahn and the Sieg-Dill-Bahn (RB 95) to and from Dillenburg.[4]

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   DreiLänderBahn   Following station
Terminus RB 28
Oberwesterwald-Bahn
Preceding station   Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn   Following station
toward Düren
S 12 Terminus

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Line 2651: Köln-Deutz - Gießen". NRW Rail Archive (in German). André Joost. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Line 3032: Engers - Au (Sieg)". NRW Rail Archive (in German). André Joost. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  3. ^ Community lexicon for the Kingdom of Prussia of 1885
  4. ^ "Au (Sieg) station". NRW Rail Archive (in German). André Joost. Retrieved 26 August 2011.