Ausserberg railway station

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Ausserberg
Lötschberger at Ausserberg.JPG
Location Bigstatt,
Ausserberg,
Canton of Valais,
Switzerland
Coordinates 46°18′45″N 7°50′34″E / 46.312464°N 7.842822°E / 46.312464; 7.842822Coordinates: 46°18′45″N 7°50′34″E / 46.312464°N 7.842822°E / 46.312464; 7.842822
Elevation 932 m (3,058 ft)
Owned by BLS AG
Operated by BLS AG
Line(s) Lötschberg line
Connections PostAuto bus service
Services
Preceding station   Swiss rail network   Following station
toward Bern
BLS
toward Brig
Location
Ausserberg railway station is located in Switzerland
Ausserberg railway station
Ausserberg railway station (Switzerland)

Ausserberg is a railway station in the Swiss canton of Valais and municipality of Ausserberg. The station is located on the Lötschberg line of the BLS AG, and is some 900 metres (3,000 ft) from the centre of Trogdorf, the main village of Ausserberg.[1]

The station is served by the following passenger train:[2]

Operator Train Type Route Typical
Frequency
Notes
BLS RegioExpress
Lötschberger
Bern - Münsingen - Thun - Spiez - Mülenen - Reichenbach im Kandertal - Frutigen - Kandersteg - Goppenstein - Hohtenn - Ausserberg - Eggerberg - Lalden - Brig 1 per hour

A connecting PostAuto bus service links the station with Trogdorf village, Baltschieder and Visp.[3]

Ausserberg station is an intermediate point of the Lötschberg South Ramp walking trail, which parallels the south ramp of the Lötschberg railway as it descends the northern flank of the Rhone valley into Brig. The walk covers the 23 kilometres (14 mi) from Hohtenn station to Brig, passing by the stations of Ausserberg, Eggerberg and Lalden on the way, and offering views south over the Rhone valley.[4][5]

Gallery[edit]

Looking east from the station 
Looking west from the station 

References[edit]

  1. ^ map.geo.admin.ch (Map). Swiss Confederation. Retrieved 2013-10-14. 
  2. ^ "Spiez–Lötschberg–Brig" (PDF). Bundesamt für Verkehr. Retrieved 2013-10-14. 
  3. ^ "Visp–Ausserberg" (PDF). Bundesamt für Verkehr. Retrieved 2013-10-17. 
  4. ^ "Southern Lötschberg ramp - The classic hike". BLS AG. Retrieved 2013-10-16. 
  5. ^ "Loetschberger-Suedrampe". BLS AG. Retrieved 2013-10-16. 

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