Leipzig Bayerischer Bahnhof

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Leipzig Bayerischer Bahnhof
City-Tunnel Leipzig - Station Bayerischer Bahnhof 01 (Zugang 1).JPG
Leipzig Bayerischer Bahnhof
Location Leipzig, Saxony
Coordinates 51°19′45″N 12°22′54″E / 51.329167°N 12.381667°E / 51.329167; 12.381667Coordinates: 51°19′45″N 12°22′54″E / 51.329167°N 12.381667°E / 51.329167; 12.381667
Platforms 2
Other information
Station code 8099
DS100 code LLB
Category 5
Opened 19 September 1842
15 December 2013; 3 years ago (2013-12-15)
Closed 10 June 2001
Electrified 2 October 1961; 55 years ago (1961-10-02)
The new underground platforms

Leipzig Bayerischer Bahnhof (Leipzig Bavarian station) is Germany's oldest preserved railway station, located in Leipzig, Germany. The station first opened in 1842 for the Leipzig–Hof railway by the Saxon-Bavarian Railway Company (German: Sächsisch-Baierschen Eisenbahn-Compagnie), later taken over by the Royal Saxon State Railways (Königlich Sächsische Staatseisenbahnen) and operated as the Saxon-Bavarian State Railways (Sächsisch-Bayerische Staatseisenbahn).

The station was closed in 2001 for the construction of the Leipzig City Tunnel. It re-opened on 15 December 2013 after the completion of the tunnel. Since then it is integrated into S-Bahn Mitteldeutschland system. The new station is built directly underneath the site of the former station.

Train services[edit]

Leipzig Bayerischer Bahnhof station is served by 6 out of 7 S-Bahn Mitteldeutschland lines. Planners hope that the high frequency service and fast journey times will increase passenger capacity on the city's public transport and thus relieve road traffic in the city.

The following services currently call at the station:[1]

Preceding station   S-Bahn Mitteldeutschland   Following station
S 1
S 2
toward Halle-Trotha
S 3
toward Geithain
toward Hoyerswerda
S 4
toward Wurzen
S 5
toward Zwickau Hbf
S 5X
toward Zwickau Hbf


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