S2 (ZVV)

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S2 (ZVV)
S2 and S5 trains at Pfäffikon SZ.
S2 train (left) with S5 train (right)
at Pfäffikon SZ.
Overview
TypeS-Bahn service
SystemZürich S-Bahn
StatusOperational
LocaleZürich, Switzerland
TerminiZürich Flughafen
Unterterzen
WebsiteZVV (in English)
Operation
Operator(s)Zürcher Verkehrsverbund (ZVV)
Rolling stockRe 450 class
+ double-deck coaches
Technical
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)

The S2 is a railway service of the S-Bahn Zürich on the Zürcher Verkehrsverbund (ZVV) transportation network, and is one of the network's services connecting the cantons of Zürich with the cantons of Schwyz, Glarus and St. Gallen.

Route[edit]

The service links Zurich Airport with Ziegelbrücke, a village and railway junction on the border between the cantons of St. Gallen and Glarus. On weekends, every other train continues to Unterterzen.

From the airport, the service runs via Oerlikon and the Weinberg Tunnel to Zürich Hauptbahnhof. From Zürich Hauptbahnhof, the service uses the Lake Zürich left-bank railway line to Ziegelbrücke, stopping only at selected stations.

On its route, the service stops at the following stations:

Rolling stock[edit]

All services are operated with RABe 514 class trains.

Scheduling[edit]

The train frequency is usually 30 minutes and the trip takes 65 minutes. Between 22 December-6 January daily, and 30 November-1 April on weekends, three morning and three afternoon services/direction are extended to run non-stop to Unterterzen.

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References[edit]

Media related to S-Bahn Zürich at Wikimedia Commons