Wilderswil railway station

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Wilderswil
WilderswilStation.JPG
Location Bahnhofstrasse, Wilderswil, Bern
Switzerland
Coordinates 46°39′58″N 07°52′11″E / 46.66611°N 7.86972°E / 46.66611; 7.86972Coordinates: 46°39′58″N 07°52′11″E / 46.66611°N 7.86972°E / 46.66611; 7.86972
Elevation 584 m (1,916 ft)[1]
Line(s)
Platforms 2
Connections PostBus Switzerland
History
Opened 1 July 1890
Electrified 17 March 1914
Trains of both lines in the station; Berner Oberland Bahn to the left; Schynige Platte Railway to the right.

Wilderswil is a railway station in the village and municipality of Wilderswil in the Swiss canton of Bern. The station is on the Berner Oberland Bahn, whose trains operate services to Interlaken Ost, Grindelwald and Lauterbrunnen. It is also the valley terminus of the Schynige Platte Railway, whose trains operate to the Schynige Platte and are stabled at a depot bordering the station.[1][2]

The two lines use different gauges, and there is no physical connection between them. However the trains operate from adjacent platforms within the same station.[1]

The station is served by the following passenger trains:[3][4][5]

Operator Train Type Route Typical Frequency Notes
Berner Oberland Bahn Regio Interlaken Ost - Wilderswil - Zweilütschinen - Sandweid - Lauterbrunnen 1 or 2 per hour Trains for Grindelwald and Lauterbrunnen leave Interlaken Ost coupled together, splitting at Zweilütschinen
Berner Oberland Bahn Regio Interlaken Ost - Wilderswil - Zweilütschinen - Lütschental - Burglauenen - Schwendi - Grindelwald 1 or 2 per hour
Schynige Platte Railway Wilderswil - Breitlauenen - Schynige Platte 15 per day Operates in summer only

Post bus services connect Wilderswil station to other local places, including a half-hourly service to Interlaken West via Matten bei Interlaken.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Eisenbahnatlas Schweiz. Verlag Schweers + Wall GmbH. 2012. p. 82. ISBN 978-3-89494-130-7. 
  2. ^ map.geo.admin.ch (Map). Swiss Confederation. Retrieved 2013-01-28. 
  3. ^ "Interlaken–Lauterbrunnen–Wengen–Kleine Scheidegg–Jungfraujoch" (PDF). Bundesamt für Verkehr. Retrieved 2013-01-28. 
  4. ^ "Interlaken–Grindelwald–Kleine Scheidegg–Jungfraujoch" (PDF). Bundesamt für Verkehr. Retrieved 2013-01-28. 
  5. ^ "Wilderswil–SchynigePlatte" (PDF). Bundesamt für Verkehr. Retrieved 2013-01-28. 
  6. ^ "Spital–InterlakenWest–Wilderswil–Gsteigwiler (Linie105)" (PDF). Bundesamt für Verkehr. Retrieved 2013-01-28. 

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