Leichlingen station

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Leichlingen station
Through station
Bf-leichlingen.jpg
Location Bahnhofstraße 33c, Leichlingen, North Rhine-Westphalia
Germany
Coordinates 51°06′28″N 7°00′19″E / 51.107868°N 7.005374°E / 51.107868; 7.005374Coordinates: 51°06′28″N 7°00′19″E / 51.107868°N 7.005374°E / 51.107868; 7.005374
Line(s)
Platforms 2 [1]
Other information
Station code 3621
DS100 code KLEL[2]
IBNR 8003616
Category 5 [3]
Website www.bahnhof.de
History
Opened 25 August 1867[4]
Services
Preceding station   National Express   Following station
toward Bonn-Mehlem
RB 48
Rhein-Wupper-Bahn

Leichlingen station is a through station in the town of Leichlingen in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It was opened on 25 August 1867 on the Gruiten–Köln-Deutz railway, which was completed between Gruiten and Opladen by the Bergisch-Märkische Railway Company on 25 September 1867.[5] It has two platform tracks and it is classified by Deutsche Bahn as a category 5 station.[3]

The station is served by the Rhein-Wupper-Bahn (RB 48) between Wuppertal-Oberbarmen and Cologne twice an hour during the day, with one train an hour to/from Bonn-Mehlem.[6]

It is also served by two bus routes operated by Hüttebräucker: 253 (once a day) and 254 (at 60 minute intervals). It is served by bus route 255, operated by Wiedenhoff at 20-40 minute intervals and by bus route 694, operated by Stadtwerke Solingen at 30-60 minute intervals.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Leichlingen station track plan" (PDF) (in German). Deutsche Bahn. Retrieved 30 October 2011. 
  2. ^ Eisenbahnatlas Deutschland (German railway atlas) (2009/2010 ed.). Schweers + Wall. 2009. ISBN 978-3-89494-139-0. 
  3. ^ a b "Stationspreisliste 2017" [Station price list 2017] (PDF) (in German). DB Station&Service. 18 November 2016. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
  4. ^ "Leichlingen station operations". NRW Rail Archive (in German). André Joost. Retrieved 30 October 2011. 
  5. ^ "Line 2730: Gruiten - Neurather Ring". NRW Rail Archive (in German). André Joost. Retrieved 30 October 2011. 
  6. ^ "Leichlingen station". NRW Rail Archive (in German). André Joost. Retrieved 30 October 2011.