Hergiswil railway station

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Hergiswil, Nidwalden
Coordinates46°58′55″N 8°18′36″E / 46.981965°N 8.309999°E / 46.981965; 8.309999Coordinates: 46°58′55″N 8°18′36″E / 46.981965°N 8.309999°E / 46.981965; 8.309999
Elevation449 m (1,473 ft)
Operated byZentralbahn
Line(s)Brünig line (Zentralbahn)
Luzern–Stans–Engelberg line (Zentralbahn)
Hergiswil is located in Switzerland
Location within Switzerland
A train in the station

Hergiswil is a Swiss railway station in the municipality of Hergiswil in the canton of Nidwalden. It is at the junction of the Brünig line, which links Lucerne and Interlaken, and the Luzern–Stans–Engelberg line. Both lines are of metre gauge and owned by the Zentralbahn railway company. To the south of the station the Brünig line enters the Lopper I tunnel to Alpnach whilst the Luzern–Stans–Engelberg line enters the Lopper II tunnel to Stansstad.[1][2]

Hergiswil station is one of two stations to serve Hergiswil, the other being Hergiswil Matt, which is on the Brünig line some 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) to the north.[1][2]

The station is served by the following passenger trains:[3][4]

Operator Train Type Route Typical Frequency Notes
Zentralbahn Lucerne S-Bahn
Line S4
Lucerne - Lucerne Allmend/Messe - Kriens Mattenhof - Horw - Hergiswil Matt - Hergiswil - Stansstad - Stans - Dallenwil - Wolfenschiessen 2 per hour
1 per hour
> Stans
Zentralbahn Lucerne S-Bahn
Line S5
Lucerne - Kriens Mattenhof - Horw - Hergiswil Matt - Hergiswil - Alpnachstad - Alpnach Dorf - Sarnen - Sachseln - Ewil Maxon - Giswil 2 per hour


  1. ^ a b map.geo.admin.ch (Map). Swiss Confederation. Retrieved 2013-01-08.
  2. ^ a b Eisenbahnatlas Schweiz. Verlag Schweers + Wall GmbH. 2012. p. 22. ISBN 978-3-89494-130-7.
  3. ^ "Luzern–Brünig–Interlaken" (PDF). Bundesamt für Verkehr. Retrieved 2013-01-07.
  4. ^ "Luzern–Stans–Engelberg" (PDF). Bundesamt für Verkehr. Retrieved 2013-01-14.

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