Delémont railway station
The station building and the Fontaine de l'Europe, 2011.
|Location||Place de la Gare 13
|Distance||84.6 km (52.6 mi)
|Opened||23 September 1875|
Delémont railway station (French: Gare de Delémont) serves the municipality of Delémont, the capital city of the Canton of Jura, Switzerland. Opened in 1875, the station is owned and operated by SBB-CFF-FFS. It forms part of the Jura railway (Basel SBB–Biel/Bienne), and is also the junction for the Delémont–Delle railway, a cross-border link with France.
The station was opened on 23 September 1875, together with the rest of the Basel–Delémont section of the Jura railway. Just over a year later, on 15 October 1876, the station became a junction, when the Delémont–Glovelier section of the Delémont–Delle railway was opened. During World War II, the railway station was accidentally bombed on 8 September 1944 by the Allies, injuring a number of railway employees.
Delémont railway station is situated on the southwestern edge of the city centre.
The station offers a number of services, such as ticket sales, Western Union, café, kiosk, and shops.
The following long distance services call at Delémont:
- Basel SBB - Delémont - Biel/Bienne- Lausanne/Genève-Aéroport
(Serves Lausanne or Genève-Aéroport alternately, one train every two hours).
- Neuchâtel - Biel/Bienne - Delémont - Porrentruy - Delle
Basel Regional S-Bahn
The station is also served by the following Basel Regional S-Bahn line:
- : Porrentruy–Delémont–Laufen–Basel SBB–Liestal–Sissach–Olten
(Delémont–Delle railway, Jura railway and Hauenstein line)
Media related to Delémont railway station at Wikimedia Commons
- SBB-CFF-FFS - official site
This article is based upon a translation of the French-language version as at November 2011.