S8 (ZVV)

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S8 (ZVV)
S8 service near Effretikon.
S8 service near Effretikon.
Overview
Type S-Bahn
System Zürich S-Bahn
Status Operational
Locale Zürich, Switzerland
Termini Weinfelden
Pfäffikon (SZ)
Stations 31
Website ZVV (English)
Operation
Operator(s) Zürcher Verkehrsverbund (ZVV)
Rolling stock RABe 514 class
Technical
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
S8 service near Felben-Wellhausen.

The S8 is a regional railway line of the S-Bahn Zürich on the Zürcher Verkehrsverbund (ZVV), Zürich transportation network, and is one of the network's lines connecting the cantons of Thurgau, Zürich and Schwyz.

Route[edit]

The line runs from Weinfelden and heads for the Zürcher Weinland, then it turns around at Zürich Hauptbahnhof and continues on the left shore of Lake Zurich to Pfäffikon (SZ).

The line's overnight service (SN8), operating on weekends after midnight, runs between Zürich HB and Lachen (SZ).

Stations[edit]

Rolling stock[edit]

Most services are operated with RABe 514 class trains. In the early morning and late evening, Re 450 push-pull sets are also used.

Scheduling[edit]

The train frequency on the S8 is usually one train every 30 minutes and the trip takes 113 minutes.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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