Oberwinterthur railway station

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Bahnhof Oberwinterthur Schweiz.jpg
The station yard, 2012.
Location Hegifeldstrasse 1A
8404 Winterthur
Winterthur, Zürich
Coordinates 47°30′28″N 8°45′39″E / 47.50778°N 8.76083°E / 47.50778; 8.76083Coordinates: 47°30′28″N 8°45′39″E / 47.50778°N 8.76083°E / 47.50778; 8.76083
Elevation 457 m above the sea
Owned by Swiss Federal Railways
Operated by Swiss Federal Railways
Line(s) Winterthur–Etzwilen-Stein am Rhein (821)
Winterthur–Romanshorn (840)
Platforms 3
Connections Postauto and Winterthur buses
Opened 1855 (1855)
Preceding station   Swiss rail network   Following station
Winterthur Hauptbahnhof   Zurich S-Bahn
S8 service
Winterthur Hauptbahnhof   Zurich S-Bahn
S12 Seuzach service
  Winterthur Wallrüti
Winterthur Hauptbahnhof   Zurich S-Bahn
S29 service
  Winterthur Wallrüti
Winterthur Hauptbahnhof   Zurich S-Bahn
S30 service
Oberwinterthur is located in Switzerland
Location within Switzerland

Oberwinterthur railway station (German: Bahnhof Oberwinterthur) is a railway station that serves Oberwinterthur, which is district number 2 in Winterthur, a city in the Canton of Zurich, Switzerland.[1][2]

Opened in 1855, the station is of simple design, and is owned and operated by the Swiss Federal Railways. It is served by four Zürich S-Bahn lines. As the terminus of three regional bus lines, it is also a transfer station for commuters.

North of the station, in Hegmatten, is the Zugunterhaltungsanlage Oberwinterthur. There, the double-decker Zürich S-Bahn trains, and the Stadler Flirt und GTW multiple unit trains, are maintained. A vehicle maintenance facility for other users is planned.[3]


Oberwinterthur railway station is situated right in the centre of Oberwinterthur.


Zürich S-Bahn[edit]

The station is served by the following four Zürich S-Bahn lines:

Night trains[edit]

Oberwinterthur is served by one "Nightliner", operated by THURBO. The line to Stein am Rhein is served not by night trains, but by various night bus lines.

Local transport[edit]

Bahnhof Oberwinterthur bus station[edit]

This is the actual bus station for the railway station, and is located on the same side of the tracks as the station building.

The first three bus lines serving this bus station are operated by the city network. The other three are regional lines that terminate at Oberwinterthur railway station. Of the regional lines, the yellow line 615 is operated by PostBus Switzerland, while the other two are operated by the city bus network.

Line Route
1 Töss – HB – Oberwinterthur
5 Technorama – HB – Dättnau
10 HB – Bhf. Oberwinterthur
610 Bhf. Oberwinterthur – Wiesendangen, Dorf - Bhf. Oberwinterthur (circle route)
611 Bhf. Oberwinterthur – Gundetswil
615 Bhf. Oberwinterthur – Rickenbach – Ellikon a. d Thur - Altikon

Hegifeld bus station[edit]

The Hegifeld bus station is located on the side of the tracks opposite from the station building, but is nevertheless connected directly with the railway station and its platforms by a pedestrian underpass.

Line Route
15 Hegifeld – Bahnhof Hegi – Hegifeld (circle route)
680 HB – Elsau – Schlatt – Elgg/Girenbad b. Turbenthal*

* Line 680 runs three times each day to Girenbad bei Turbenthal.

Night buses[edit]

Line Route
N61 HB – Oberwinterthur – Stadel - Sulz - Rickenbach – Ellikon - Altikon – Thalheim – Grüt – Dinhard

The night bus N65 (HB – Oberseen – Hegi – Elsau – Wiesendangen) also serves Hegifeld station, but only for alighting passengers.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ map.geo.admin.ch (Map). Swiss Confederation. Retrieved 2011-12-02. 
  2. ^ Eisenbahnatlas Schweiz. Verlag Schweers + Wall GmbH. 2012. pp. 12–13. ISBN 978-3-89494-130-7. 
  3. ^ "Peter Spuhler investiert in Winterthur". Tages-Anzeiger. Retrieved 19 November 2011. 

External links[edit]

This article is based upon a translation of the German language version as at November 2011.