Bremerhaven-Lehe railway station

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Bremerhaven-Lehe station
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Bahn Brhv Bf Lehe1.jpg
Location Bremerhaven, Free Hanseatic City of Bremen
Germany
Line(s) Bremen–Bremerhaven line
Platforms 2
History
Opened 1863

Bremerhaven-Lehe is a railway station in the Lehe district of the city of Bremerhaven, Germany.

History[edit]

The station was opened in 1863 as an extension of the Bremen-Geestemünde line. In 1896, the line to Cuxhaven was opened. The station has undergone renovations in the early 2000s and is now equipped with a lift.

Operations[edit]

The RegionalExpress trains to and from Osnabrück Hbf and Bremen Hbf call at the station. Furthermore, Bremerhaven-Lehe is the terminal and starting point for the RegionalBahn connection to Bremen. Services to Cuxhaven, operated by Nordseebahn, call at the station as well. The Bremerhaven-Lehe marshalling yard (code HBHLA) is nearby. The next station to the south is Bremerhaven Hauptbahnhof (HBH), to the north lies the closed station Bremerhaven-Speckenbüttel (HBHP), the next passenger station still in use is Wremen (AWRE) on the line to Cuxhaven. Connections to local traffic are provided by a bus stop (operated by BremerhavenBus) in front of the station. The old station building has been rented out to two tenants, a hotel on the upper floors and an Aldi supermarket on the ticket hall floor. Access to the station is provided by a passenger tunnel underneath the platforms.

Train services[edit]

The following services currently call at the station:[1]

  • Regional services RE 8 Bremerhaven-Lehe - Bremen - Nienburg - Hanover
  • Regional services RE 9 Bremerhaven-Lehe - Bremen - Osnabrück
  • Local services RB 33 Cuxhaven - Dorum - Bremerhaven - Bremervörde - Buxtehude
  • Bremen S-Bahn services RS2 Bremerhaven-Lehe - Osterholz-Scharmbeck - Bremen - Twistringen
Preceding station   Deutsche Bahn   Following station
Terminus RE 8
toward Hannover Hbf
Terminus RE 9
Preceding station   Eisenbahnen und Verkehrsbetriebe Elbe-Weser   Following station
toward Cuxhaven
RB 33
toward Buxtehude
Preceding station   Bremen S-Bahn   Following station
Terminus RS 2
toward Twistringen

References[edit]

Coordinates: 53°33′58″N 8°36′03″E / 53.5662°N 8.6007°E / 53.5662; 8.6007