Leer (Ostfriesl) railway station

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Leer (Ostfriesland)
Station Leer.JPG
Leer railway station in 2007
Location Leer, Lower Saxony
Germany
Coordinates 53°13′52″N 7°27′55″E / 53.23111°N 7.46528°E / 53.23111; 7.46528Coordinates: 53°13′52″N 7°27′55″E / 53.23111°N 7.46528°E / 53.23111; 7.46528
Line(s) Emsland Railway
Oldenburg–Leer railway
Platforms 3
Tracks 5
History
Opened 20 June 1856
Services
Preceding station   Deutsche Bahn   Following station
IC/EC 35
IC 56
towards Cottbus or Leipzig Hbf
RE 1
toward Hannover Hbf
Westfalenbahn
Terminus
RE 15
Emsland-Express
toward Münster Hbf
Arriva
toward Groningen
Stoptrein 20100 Terminus

Leer (Ostfriesland) (German pronunciation: [leːr ɔstfriːslant]) is a railway station in the town of Leer in Lower Saxony, Germany.[1] The railway station is situated on the Emsland Railway between the railway stations of Emden and Papenburg and it is the railway terminus on the Oldenburg–Leer railway after the railway station of Augustfehn. The train services are operated by Deutsche Bahn, Westfalenbahn and Arriva (a subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn).

Train services[edit]

The station is served by the following service(s):[2]

  • Intercity services (IC/EC 35) Norddeich - Emden - Münster - Düsseldorf - Köln - Bonn - Koblenz - Mainz - Mannheim - Stuttgart
  • Intercity services (IC 35) Norddeich - Emden - Münster - Düsseldorf - Köln - Bonn - Koblenz - Mainz - Mannheim - Karlsruhe - Konstanz
  • Intercity services (IC 56) Norddeich - Emden - Bremen - Hanover - Braunschweig - Magdeburg - Leipzig
  • Regional services RE 1 Norddeich - Emden - Leer - Oldenburg - Bremen - Nienburg - Hanover
  • Regional services RE 15 Emden - Leer - Lingen (Ems) - Rheine - Münster
  • Local services RB 57 GroningenWinschotenBad Nieuweschans – Leer[3]

The train service RB57 is replaced by buses since December 2015 for the foreseeable future due a damaged bridge over the Ems between Leer and Weener.

Bus services[edit]

[4]

  • 460: Leer - Holtland - Hesel - Aurich
  • 467: Leer - Bagband - Strackholt - Ostgroßefehn - Wiesmoor
  • 479: Leer - Holtland - Hesel - Neukamperfehn - Jheringsfehn
  • 481: Leer - Moormerland - Timmel - Aurich
  • 600: Leer - Ihrhove - Flachsmeer - Papenburg
  • 604: Leer - Bunde - Verlaat - Ditzum
  • 620: Leer - Weener - Bunde - Bad Nieuweschans
  • 621: Leer - Neermoor/Warsingsfehn - Oldersum - Emden
  • 622: Leer - Ihrhove - Papenburg
  • 623: Leer - Augustfehn
  • 624: Leer - Weener - Bunderhee - Kanalpolder
  • 625: Leer - Remels - Westerstede
  • 635: Leer - Wymeer
  • 651: Bingum - Leerort - Blinke - Stadtmitte Leer - Logaer Weg - Logabirum (Leer Town Service)
  • 656: Burlage - Ostrhauderfehn - Backemoor - Leer
  • 661: Moormerland - Leer - Aurich
  • 662: Jheringsfehn - Warsingsfehn - Leer
  • 690: Burlage - Westrhauderfehn - Collinghorst - Leer

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leer station at the Deutsche Bahn website
  2. ^ Timetables for Leer station (in German)
  3. ^ (in Dutch) Treinserie 20100 (2015), OV in Nederland.nl. Retrieved on 28 December 2014.
  4. ^ Bus services serving Leer

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