Nuremberg S-Bahn

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S-Bahn Nürnberg
BR442 S-Bahn Neumarkt Nürnberg.jpg
Talent 2-train on the station Neumarkt
Locale Nuremberg
Transit type Rapid Transit, Regional rail
Number of lines 4
Number of stations 75
Daily ridership 40,000
Began operation 26 September 1987
Operator(s) S-Bahn Nürnberg
System length 229 km
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) (standard gauge)
Electrification 15 kV, 16.7 Hz AC Overhead lines
System map

S-Bahn Nürnberg - Liniennetz.svg

The Nuremberg S-Bahn (German: S-Bahn Nürnberg) is an S-Bahn network covering the region of Nuremberg, Fürth and Erlangen which was founded in 1987 and is now integrated in the Transport Association Region Nuremberg (Verkehrsverbund Großraum Nürnberg). The full length of the four current lines is about 229 kilometres. The S-Bahn trains are operated by DB Regio Mittelfranken, a subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn Regio Bayern; from December 2018 the service was due to be operated by National Express Group, however National Express Group withdrew from the bidding process on October 25th 2016, the lines will continue to be operated by DB Regio Mittelfranken for the foreseeable future.

Current lines[edit]

Line Route Opened Length Stations
S 1 BambergForchheimErlangenFürth (Bay) HbfNürnberg HbfLauf (links Pegnitz) – Hersbruck (links Pegnitz) – Hartmannshof 1987–2010 99.6 km (61.9 mi) 37
S 2 RothSchwabach – Nürnberg Hbf – FeuchtAltdorf 1992–2004 49.6 km (30.8 mi) 23
S 3 Nürnberg Hbf – Feucht – Neumarkt (Oberpf) 1992–2010 36.2 km (22.5 mi) 10
S 4 Nürnberg HbfAnsbach 2010 43.7 km (27.2 mi) 14
S-Bahn network map.

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