Lüen-Castiel (Rhaetian Railway station)

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Lüen-Castiel
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Lüen-Castiel station
Location Bahnhof 46
7027 Lüen
Plessur, Graubünden
Switzerland
Coordinates 46°49′54″N 09°36′48″E / 46.83167°N 9.61333°E / 46.83167; 9.61333Coordinates: 46°49′54″N 09°36′48″E / 46.83167°N 9.61333°E / 46.83167; 9.61333
Elevation 938 m (3,077 ft)
Owned by Rhaetian Railway
Operated by Rhaetian Railway
Line(s) Chur - Arosa
Distance 8.727 km (5.423 mi)
from Chur
Platforms 2
Connections Local buses
History
Opened 12 December 1914 (1914-12-12)
Route map
KARTE rhb.png Lüen-Castiel forms part of the Rhaetian Railway network.
Location
Lüen-Castiel is located in Switzerland
Lüen-Castiel
Lüen-Castiel
Location within Switzerland

Lüen-Castiel is a railway station on the Chur-Arosa line (the "Arosabahn") of the Rhaetian Railway (RhB). It is situated in Lüen and also serves nearby Castiel.

A short distance to the west of the station, in the direction of Chur, is the Castielertobel Viaduct, which, after the Langwieser Viaduct and the Gründjitobel Viaduct, is the third largest bridge on the Arosa line.

Services[edit]

Hourly passenger services operate on this line (service "R4" on the Rhaetian network), between Chur and Arosa. The route is shown as timetable 930 in the Swiss national timetables. Currently passenger trains stop at Lüen-Castiel only on request and the morning/late afternoon express services run in January & February do not call here.[1]

Preceding station   Rhatische Bahn   Following station
toward Arosa
R4
R930
toward Chur

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