Leipzig-Völkerschlachtdenkmal railway station

Leipzig-Völkerschlachtdenkmal is a railway station in the city of Leipzig, Germany. The station was opened in 1968 and located on the Leipzig Hbf–Leipzig-Connewitz railway until its closure in November 2012. As part of City Tunnel network enhancements it was rebuilt thereafter a few meters northeast at the former Leipzig-Stötteritz–Leipzig-Engelsdorf section of the Leipzig Freight Ring and reopened along with Leipzig City Tunnel on 15 December 2013.

Leipzig-Völkerschlachtdenkmal
Deutsche Bahn SS-Bahn
Bf
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New Leipzig-Völkerschlachtdenkmal railway station, which opened in December 2013 with access from Prager Straße, view towards southeast. In the background the old Fair bridge with Straße des 18. Oktober can be seen, the old station was located behind the bridge on the very left track.
LocationLeipzig, Saxony
Germany
Coordinates51°19′07″N 12°24′21″E / 51.318476°N 12.405936°E / 51.318476; 12.405936Coordinates: 51°19′07″N 12°24′21″E / 51.318476°N 12.405936°E / 51.318476; 12.405936
Line(s)
Platforms2
Other information
Station code3632
Category6[1]
Fare zoneMDV: 110[2]
History
Opened3 March 1968; 53 years ago (1968-03-03)
Electrifiedat opening
Previous names1968-1970 Technische Messe
1970-1989 Messegelände
1989-1996 Leipzig Messegelände
Services
Preceding station   S-Bahn Mitteldeutschland   Following station
S 1
Terminus
S 2
Terminus
toward Hoyerswerda
S 4

The station is served by S-Bahn Mitteldeutschland since then, train services are operated by DB Regio.

The station is located near the Monument to the Battle of the Nations (German: Völkerschlachtdenkmal).

Train servicesEdit

The following services currently call at the station:[3]

Preceding station   S-Bahn Mitteldeutschland   Following station
S 1
Terminus
S 2
Terminus
toward Hoyerswerda
S 4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Stationspreisliste 2021" [Station price list 2021] (PDF) (in German). DB Station&Service. 16 November 2020. Retrieved 3 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Tarifzonenplan" (PDF). Mitteldeutscher Verkehrsverbund. 1 August 2021. Retrieved 22 August 2021.
  3. ^ Timetables for Leipzig-Völkerschlachtdenkmal station (in German)

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