Pfäffikon SZ railway station

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Pfäffikon SZ
Pfäffikon (SZ) - Bahnhof 2010-10-21 13-58-38.JPG
The station building, 2010.
Location Bahnweg 4
8808 Pfäffikon
Höfe, Schwyz
Switzerland
Coordinates 47°12′11″N 08°46′41″E / 47.20306°N 8.77806°E / 47.20306; 8.77806Coordinates: 47°12′11″N 08°46′41″E / 47.20306°N 8.77806°E / 47.20306; 8.77806
Elevation 412 m above the sea
Operated by Swiss Federal Railways (SBB)
Südostbahn (SOB)
Line(s) Left shore Lake Zurich railway
Rapperswil–Pfäffikon line
Pfäffikon SZ–Arth-Goldau
Distance 33.10 km (20.57 mi)
from Zürich HB
Platforms 7
Connections Postauto and Local buses
Services
Preceding station   Swiss rail network   Following station
Wädenswil   RegioExpress
Zürich to Chur
  Siebnen-Wangen
Wollerau   InterRegio
Voralpen Express
  Rapperswil
Richterswil   Zurich S-Bahn
S2 service
  Altendorf
Terminus   Zurich S-Bahn
S5 service
  Rapperswil
Freienbach SBB   Zurich S-Bahn
S8 service
  Terminus
Wädenswil   Zürich S-Bahn
S25 line
  Lachen
Freienbach SOB   Zurich S-Bahn
S40 service
  Hurden
Location
Pfäffikon SZ is located in Switzerland
Pfäffikon SZ
Pfäffikon SZ
Location within Switzerland

Pfäffikon SZ railway station (German: Bahnhof Pfäffikon SZ) is a junction station serving Pfäffikon, the principal town of the municipality of Freienbach, in the canton of Schwyz, Switzerland. The station is situated at the northern edge of the town, between the town centre and Lake Zurich.[1][2]

The station forms part of the Lake Zurich left bank railway line, which links Zürich Hauptbahnhof with Ziegelbrücke and Näfels, and is owned and operated by the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB). To the east of the station is the junction for the line to Rapperswil, which crosses Lake Zurich on the Seedamm, whilst to the west is the junction for the line to Arth-Goldau; both these latter being owned and operated by the Südostbahn (SOB).[3]

Voralpen-Express in Pfäffikon

Operation[edit]

Long distance trains[edit]

The following long distance trains stop at Pfäffikon:

The St. Gallen to Lucern train is operated by the SOB under the name Voralpen Express. The remaining trains are operated by the SBB.

Zürich S-Bahn trains[edit]

The following Zurich S-Bahn services call at Pfäffikon.[3][4]

Service S40 is operated by the SOB, the remainder by the SBB.

Station facilities[edit]

Today's SBB-CFF-FFS station yard consists of seven platform lines.

Track 1 faces the main platform; goods trains run on that track and on track 4.

The Voralpen Express and the SOB-operated Zürich S-Bahn trains use tracks 2 and 7.

Also on track 7, and on tracks 3, 5 and 6, can be seen the Zürich S-Bahn trains operated by the SBB-CFF-FFS.

Tracks 3 and 5 are used by InterRegio (InterCity/EuroCity) trains, as well as RegioExpress and special trains.

Connections[edit]

Adjacent to the station is the Pfäffikon bus terminal. From Pfäffikon, there are Postauto bus lines (yellow) as well as community buses (blue).

Regional buses

Line Route
180 Bhf. Pfäffikon SZ – Wollerau – Samstagern ZH
188 Bhf. Pfäffikon – Pfäffikon, Roggenacker – Schindellegi, Chaltenboden
189 Bhf. Pfäffikon SZ – Freienbach SOB – Bäch
190 Bhf. Pfäffikon SZ – Feusisberg – Schindellegi-Feusisberg
524 Bhf. Pfäffikon SZ – Lachen SZ – Galgenen – Reichenburg
522 Bhf. Pfäffikon SZ – Lachen SZ – Siebnen-Wangen – Nuolen

Urban buses

Line Route
188 Pfäffikon – Pfäffikon, Roggenacker
195 Pfäffikon – Pfäffikon, Seedamm-Center/Alpamare

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ map.geo.admin.ch (Map). Swiss Confederation. Retrieved 2013-05-07. 
  2. ^ Eisenbahnatlas Schweiz. Verlag Schweers + Wall GmbH. 2012. pp. 12–13. ISBN 978-3-89494-130-7. 
  3. ^ a b "S-Bahn trains, buses and boats" (PDF). ZVV. Retrieved 2013-05-07.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "zvv" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  4. ^ "Zürich–Thalwil–Ziegelbrücke" (PDF). Bundesamt für Verkehr. Retrieved 2014-08-07. 

Bibliography[edit]

  • Oswald, G; Micher, K (1991). Die Südostbahn, Geschichte einer Privatbahn [The Südostbahn, History of a Private Railway] (in German). Zürich: Orell Füssli Verlag. ISBN 3-280-02048-4. 

External links[edit]

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