Reutlingen–Schelklingen railway

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Reutlingen–Schelklingen railway
MAN Schienenbus auf der Schwäbischen Albbahn.jpg
MAN-Schienenbus on the Swabian Jura Railway
Overview
Native name Schwäbische Albbahn
Locale Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Line number 4620
Technical
Line length 58.25 km (36.19 mi)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Minimum radius 180 m (591 ft)
Operating speed 50 km/h (31.1 mph) (maximum)
Maximum incline 10.0%
Route number
  • 759 Kleinengstingen–Schelklingen
  • 764 Reutlingen–Reutlingen Süd
Route map
Neckar-Alb Railway from Tübingen
0.00 Reutlingen Hbf
Neckar-Alb Railway to Plochingen
3.14 Reutlingen Süd
Reutlingen Tram (until 1974)
4.91 Pfullingen
6.18 Pfullingen Süd
8.20 Unterhausen Spinnerei
9.87 Unterhausen (Württ)
11.03 Honau (Württ)
Honau–Lichtenstein rack railway
13.18 Lichtenstein (Württ)
HzL from Gammertingen
15.28 Kleinengstingen(Keilbahnhof)
18.97 Kohlstetten(former station)
21.89 Bridge over the Lauter
22.00 Offenhausen
24.13 Gomadingen(former station)
27.32 Marbach (b Münsingen)
28.78 Grafeneck
34.53 Münsingen
37.12 Tank bridge
38.67 Oberheutal
40.72 Mehrstetten
40.84 Level Crossing B 465
49.09 Sondernach
50.31 Schmiech
50.75 Hütten(former station)
51.91 Talsteußlingen
53.03 Schmiech
55.67 Schmiech
56.46 Schmiechen Alb Railway
former Schmiechen village
57.00 ENAG / DB Netz
57.19 Bridge over the B 497
57.56 Danube Valley Railway from Sigmaringen
58.25 Schelklingen
Danube Valley Railway to Ulm

Source: German railway atlas[1]

The Reutlingen–Schelklingen railway or Swabian Jura Railway (German: Schwäbische Albbahn) is a 58.25 kilometre long branch line from Reutlingen to Schelklingen, which crosses the Swabian Jura in southern Germany. Its route no. is 4620. The section from Reutlingen to Honau is also known as the Echaz Railway (Echazbahn) or Echaz Valley Railway (Echaztalbahn). The 15.28 kilometre long northern section from Reutlingen to Kleinengstingen is closed nowadays, this section has been largely converted into a rail trail.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Eisenbahnatlas Deutschland (German railway atlas). Schweers + Wall. 2009. ISBN 978-3-89494-139-0. 

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