Kandersteg railway station

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Kandersteg
Kandersteg Bahnhof.jpg
LocationBahnhofstrasse,
Kandersteg,
Canton of Bern,
Switzerland
Coordinates46°29′43″N 7°40′17″E / 46.495187°N 7.671483°E / 46.495187; 7.671483Coordinates: 46°29′43″N 7°40′17″E / 46.495187°N 7.671483°E / 46.495187; 7.671483
Elevation1,176 m (3,858 ft)
Owned byBLS AG
Operated byBLS AG
Line(s)Lötschberg line
ConnectionsPostAuto bus services
Services
Preceding station   Swiss rail network   Following station
toward Bern
BLS
toward Brig
Location
Kandersteg is located in Switzerland
Kandersteg
Kandersteg
Location in Switzerland

Kandersteg is a railway station in the Swiss canton of Bern and municipality of Kandersteg. The station is located on the Lötschberg line of the BLS AG, and is the first station to the north of the Lötschberg tunnel.[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

The station is also the northern terminus of the BLS car carrying shuttle train to Goppenstein station via the Lötschberg tunnel, with trains running every 30 minutes. There is no road across the Lötschen Pass, under which the tunnel runs, and the nearest alternative road crossings lie many kilometres to the east and west.[3]

The station is also served by PostAuto bus services to Mitholz, Blausee, Kandergrund and Frutigen and to Selden in the Gastertal.[4][5]

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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. ^ "Lötschberg Kandersteg–Goppenstein" (PDF). Bundesamt für Verkehr. Retrieved 2013-10-14.
  4. ^ "Adelboden—Frutigen—Kandersteg" (PDF). Bundesamt für Verkehr. Retrieved 2013-10-23.
  5. ^ "Kandersteg–Selden" (PDF). Bundesamt für Verkehr. Retrieved 2013-10-23.

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