The Lucerne S-Bahn (German: S-Bahn Luzern) is an S-Bahn-style commuter rail network focusing on Lucerne, Switzerland.

Lucerne S-Bahn
zb trains at Lucerne, Stadler Spatz at right.
zb trains at Lucerne, Stadler Spatz at right.
Overview
LocaleLucerne, Switzerland
Transit typeS-Bahn
Number of lines17
WebsiteS-Bahn Luzern
Operation
Operator(s)SBB CFF FFS
zb
SOB
BLS AG
Technical
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)

Opened on 12 December 2004, the network forms part of the Central Switzerland S-Bahn project (German: S-Bahn Zentralschweiz), which also includes the Zug Stadtbahn (German: Stadtbahn Zug).

LinesEdit

As of 2019, the network consisted of the following lines:[1]

Between Lucerne and Stans operates at half-hourly intervals, with more frequent services from Hergiswil during rush hour; some trains continue to Wolfenschiessen.[2] Most trains are operated by a ZB ABe 130 (Stadler "Spatz") unit, but one HGe 4/4 II-hauled train per hour continues as the InterRegio to Engelberg.
This line offers an almost completely half-hourly service, operated by ZB ABe 130 "Spatz" units.
Portion workings, operated by BLS GTW 2/8 units. Additional trains have operated between Lucerne and Schachen since December 2010 as S61.
  • S7:Wolhusen – Willisau (– Huttwil – Langenthal)
During rush hour, the S7 runs all the way to Langenthal. It is operated by the same rolling stock as the S6.
This line is operated by RABe 520 (Stadler GTW) units. It runs Monday to Saturday to 20:00 at half-hourly intervals, and otherwise hourly.
  • S31: Arth-Goldau – Rothenthurm – Biberbrugg
  • S77:Luzern – Wolhusen – Willisau
Introduced on 15 December 2019, replacing the S61. Runs only during rush hour.[3]
  • S99: Luzern – Hochdorf
  • RE: Sursee – Olten
  • RE: Wolhusen – Langnau – Bern

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Stadtbahn Zug". Swiss Federal Railways (in German). June 6, 2019. Retrieved August 31, 2019.
  2. ^ Jahresfahrplan 2011 der KBS 480
  3. ^ Rüegger, Roger (23 May 2019). "Das ÖV-Angebot auf der Luzerner Landschaft wird ausgebaut". Luzerner Zeitung (in German). Retrieved 1 January 2020.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Lucerne S-Bahn at Wikimedia Commons

  • BLS – official site (in English)