La Chaux-de-Fonds railway station
TRN BDe 4/4 7 arrives in La Chaux-de-Fonds, 2011.
|Location||Place de la Gare
2300 La Chaux-de-Fonds
La Chaux-de-Fonds, Neuchâtel
Chemins de fer du Jura
Transports Régionaux Neuchâtelois
La Chaux-de-Fonds–Les Ponts-de-Martel
|Distance||29.49 km (18.32 mi)
|Opened||2 July 1857|
Opened in 1857, the station is owned and operated by SBB-CFF-FFS. It forms the junction between three SBB-CFF-FFS standard gauge lines: from Morteau in France (via Le Locle-Col des Roches), from Neuchâtel and from Biel/Bienne.
The station was opened on 2 July 1857, together with the rest of the initial, 7 km (4.3 mi) long, La-Chaux-de-Fonds–Le Lochle section of the La Chaux-de-Fonds–Neuchâtel railway. This railway was constructed by the Compagnie du Jura industriel, to link the watchmaking industry in the Watch valley of the Neuchâtel Jura with the cantonal capital of Neuchâtel.
La Chaux-de-Fonds railway station is situated at Place de la Gare, right in the centre of the city.
A number of SBB-CFF-FFS long distance services call at La Chaux-de-Fonds.
The station is also served by the following TER Franche-Comté line:
|Preceding station||SNCF||Following station|
|TER Franche-Comté 10||Terminus|
Media related to Transport in La Chaux-de-Fonds at Wikimedia Commons
- SBB-CFF-FFS - official site (English)
- TER Franche-Comté - official site (French)
- Chemins de fer du Jura - official site (French)
- Transports Régionaux Neuchâtelois - official site (French)
This article is based upon a translation of the French language version as at November 2011.