Wilhelmsburg station

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S-Bahn-Logo.svg Wilhelmsburg
Hamburg S-Bahn station
Hamburg S-Bahn Wilhelmsburg DS642n.jpg
Location Wilhelm-Strauss-Weg
22109 Hamburg, Germany
Coordinates 53°29′56″N 10°0′25″E / 53.49889°N 10.00694°E / 53.49889; 10.00694Coordinates: 53°29′56″N 10°0′25″E / 53.49889°N 10.00694°E / 53.49889; 10.00694
Owned by DB Station&Service
Line(s) S3Hamburg S3.svgS31Hamburg S31.svg
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Connections Bus
Construction
Parking Park and ride (186 slots)[1]
Bicycle facilities StadtRad
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code ds100: AWFS
DB station code: 2523
Type: Bf Category: 4
Fare zone 108, 208[2]
History
Opened 1897
Rebuilt 1983, 2013
Electrified 1983
Location
Wihelmsburg station is located in Hamburg
Wihelmsburg station
Wihelmsburg station
Wihelmsburg station (Hamburg)
Wihelmsburg station is located in Germany
Wihelmsburg station
Wihelmsburg station
Wihelmsburg station (Germany)

Wilhelmsburg station is a rapid transit station on the Harburg S-Bahn line and is served by trains on the Hamburg S-Bahn network. The railway station is located in the quarter Wilhelmsburg in the Hamburg-Mitte borough of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, Germany.

Wilhelmsburg station is listed as a Bf (Bahnhof) (rail station), a place where trains may start, end or change directions, and that has at least one set of points. The station is managed by DB Station&Service, a subsiary of German railway company Deutsche Bahn AG.[3]

History[edit]

Platform of the station, viewed from the pedestrian bridge

The Cöln-Mindener Eisenbahn started its service on the Rollbahn line on December 1, 1897.[4] In 1983 — after 10 years of construction, the first part of Hamburg's southern S-Bahn line from Central Station toward Harburg were completed and opened with the new Wilhelmsburg station.[5]

In connection with Hamburg IBA 2013 (Internationale Bauausstellung), the station was substantially renovated, with a new bridge, entrance and platform roof.[6]

Layout[edit]

The station is fully accessible for handicapped persons, because the highest step is 5 centimetres (2.0 in).[7] It has exits on both ends of the island platform and a flat roof.[8]

Services[edit]

Trains[edit]

S3 and S31 line rapid transit trains call at the station. S3 line trains run through central Hamburg and on to the towns of Pinneberg and Stade.[9]

Preceding station   Hamburg S-Bahn   Following station
toward Pinneberg
S3Hamburg S3.svg
toward Stade
toward Altona
S31Hamburg S31.svg
toward Neugraben

Facilities at the station[edit]

There are no lockers and the station is unstaffed, but there are SOS and information telephones, ticket machines, toilets and a small shop.[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Park+Ride car parks". hvv.de. Hamburger Verkehrsverbund (HVV). Retrieved 18 October 2014. 
  2. ^ Fare Zone Plan (PDF), Hamburger Verkehrsverbund, retrieved 2009-03-18 
  3. ^ Liste Bahnhofskategorie 2008 (pdf), DB Station&Service AG, Köthener Straße 2, 10963 Berlin (2008) (German)
  4. ^ Höltge, Dieter; Kochems, Michael (2008), Straßen- und Stadtbahnen in Deutschland, Band (in German), 11: Hamburg, Freiburg: EisenbahnKurier, p. 251, ISBN 978-3-88255-392-5 
  5. ^ Borchers, Heimann, Pischek, p. 273
  6. ^ "S-Bahn Wilhelmsburg und Fußgängerbrücke". iba-hamburg.de. Internationale Bauausstellung Hamburg (IBA). Retrieved 18 October 2014. 
  7. ^ a b DB station information, see external links
  8. ^ Borchers, Jan; Heimann, Martin; Pischek, Wolfgang (2002), Die Hamburg S-Bahn (in German), Munich: GeraMond, p. 50, ISBN 3-7654-7191-7 
  9. ^ Network plan HVV, see external links

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