S5 (Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn)

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Route of S5
31.3 Dortmund Hbf S 1S 2
Dortmund West (planned)
25.6 Dortmund-Barop
Dortmund-Hombruch (planned)
23.2 Dortmund-Kruckel
Witten-Rüdinghauser Feld (planned)
20.3 Witten-Annen Nord
Witten University (planned)
15.3 Witten Hbf
7.8 Wetter
4.3 Hagen-Vorhalle
Hagen-Eckesey (planned)
0.0 Hagen Hbf S 8

Line S 5 is a S-Bahn line in the Rhine-Ruhr network. It is operated by DB Regio. It runs from Dortmund Hbf via Witten Hbf to Hagen Hbf. There are current plans to expand the line by building five new stations. It is operated between Düsseldorf and Wuppertal-Oberbarmen at 30 minute intervals using class 422 electric multiple units.[1]

Line S 5 runs over the Elberfeld–Dortmund railway opened by the Bergisch-Märkische Railway Company on 20 December 1848.[2]

S-Bahn services commenced on the whole length of the route on 29 May 1994.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "S5: Dortmund - Witten - Hagen". NRW rail archive (in German). André Joost. Retrieved 14 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "Line 2801: Hagen -Witten- - Dortmund". NRW rail archive (in German). André Joost. Retrieved 14 October 2011. 

References[edit]

  • Eisenbahnatlas Deutschland (German railway atlas) (2007/2008 ed.). Schweers + Wall. 2007. ISBN 978-3-89494-136-9. 
Further information: Elberfeld–Dortmund railway