Dortmund University station

Dortmund University station (German: Haltepunkt Dortmund Universität) is an underground S-Bahn station on the line between Dortmund and Bochum in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The station was opened on 24 September 1983 by Deutsche Bundesbahn on a new line (line 2190) built between Bochum-Langendreer and Dortmund-Dorstfeld.[6] Like other stations on this line, it is served only by passenger trains.

Dortmund University
Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn
Through station
S-Bahn train at the station
General information
LocationUniversitätsgelände, Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia
Coordinates51°29′32″N 7°25′03″E / 51.492255°N 7.417608°E / 51.492255; 7.417608Coordinates: 51°29′32″N 7°25′03″E / 51.492255°N 7.417608°E / 51.492255; 7.417608
Line(s)Witten/Dortmund–Oberhausen/Duisburg (KBS 450.1)
Platforms2 [1]
Other information
Station code1295[2]
DS100 codeEDUV[3]
Fare zoneVRR: 372[4]
Opened24 September 1983 [5]
Preceding station   Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn   Following station
toward Solingen Hbf
S 1
toward Dortmund Hbf

The station has side platforms on the two track, which are both 218 m long and 96 cm high and therefore allow a level access to the trains running there. There are no other rail facilities. The station is located directly beneath the campus of the University of Dortmund. The code for the operating point is EDUV (E = former railway division of Essen, D = Dortmund, UV = University).


H-Bahn station, which is directly connected to the S-Bahn station by lift

The station is served by line S 1 of the Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn (DortmundSolingen) on week days every 15 minutes during the day between Dortmund and Essen.[1] The S 1 service also provides a connection towards the Ruhr University Bochum, the University of Duisburg-Essen and the Heinrich Heine University of Düsseldorf. On Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays, trains run every half-hour, and hourly at night. Services are operated by DB Regio NRW GmbH.

Directly above the station is a stop on the Dortmund H-Bahn. Both stations are connected by a common lift, providing barrier-free access for disabled passengers. In addition, the station is served day each at twenty-minute intervals by buses operated by DSW21 on lines 445, 447 and 462.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Joost, André. "Dortmund Universität station". NRW Rail Archive (in German). Retrieved 13 May 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Stationspreisliste 2022" [Station price list 2022] (PDF) (in German). DB Station&Service. 7 February 2022. Retrieved 13 March 2022.
  3. ^ Eisenbahnatlas Deutschland (German railway atlas) (2009/2010 ed.). Schweers + Wall. 2009. ISBN 978-3-89494-139-0.
  4. ^ "Linie 445". Dortmunder Stadtwerke AG. 25 February 2018. Retrieved 5 November 2019.
  5. ^ Joost, André. "Dortmund Universität operations". NRW Rail Archive (in German). Retrieved 13 May 2020.
  6. ^ Joost, André. "Line 2190: Bochum - Dortmund". NRW Rail Archive (in German). Retrieved 13 May 2020.

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