Rüsselsheim station

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Rüsselsheim station is a transit station in the town of Rüsselsheim in the German state of Hesse on the Main Railway from Mainz to Frankfurt am Main. It is classified by Deutsche Bahn as a category 3 station.[2] The station is served by the S-Bahn and regional trains. There is another station in Rüsselsheim, Rüsselsheim-Opelwerk station, which is served by S-Bahn trains only.

Rüsselsheim station
Deutsche Bahn S-Bahn-Logo.svg
Through station
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LocationRüsselsheim, Hesse
Germany
Coordinates49°59′30″N 8°24′50″E / 49.99167°N 8.41393°E / 49.99167; 8.41393Coordinates: 49°59′30″N 8°24′50″E / 49.99167°N 8.41393°E / 49.99167; 8.41393
Owned byDeutsche Bahn
Operated by
Line(s)
Platforms3
Connections
  • RE 2RE 3
  • RB 58
  • S8 S9
  • Bus interchange 1 6 11 22 24 31 32 41 42 46 51 52 61 67 70 71 72 81 83
Other information
Station code5440
DS100 codeFKCH[1]
IBNR8005220
Category3[2]
Fare zoneRMV
Websitewww.bahnhof.de
History
Opened1863
Traffic
Passengers2,000
Services
Preceding station   DB Regio Mitte   Following station
toward Koblenz Hbf
RE 2
Preceding station   vlexx   Following station
RE 3
Preceding station   Hessische Landesbahn   Following station
Terminus
RB 58
Main-Spessart Railway
via Frankfurt Süd - Hanau
toward Laufach
Preceding station   Rhine-Main S-Bahn   Following station
S8
toward Hanau Hbf
S9
Location
Rüsselsheim is located in Hesse
Rüsselsheim
Rüsselsheim
Location in Hesse
Rüsselsheim is located in Germany
Rüsselsheim
Rüsselsheim
Location in Germany
Rüsselsheim is located in Europe
Rüsselsheim
Rüsselsheim
Location in Europe

The station was opened in 1863. The Rüsselsheim train disaster occurred near the station on 2 February 1990, killing 17 persons and severely injuring 145.

ServicesEdit

Rüsselsheim lies in the area served by the Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund (Rhine-Main Transport Association, RMV). It is used by Rhine-Main S-Bahn trains operated by DB Regio and buses.

TrainsEdit

Services on lines S 8 and S 9 each operate at 30-minute intervals on the Wiesbaden HauptbahnhofHanau Hauptbahnhof route. Together the two lines operate at 15-minute intervals through Rüsselsheim. Line S8 runs through Mainz Hauptbahnhof to Wiesbaden Hauptbahnhof, while line S9 runs via Kostheim Bridge to Mainz-Kastel and Wiesbaden Hauptbahnhof.

Rüsselsheim station is served by Regional-Express trains running between Koblenz Hauptbahnhof and Frankfurt (the Mittelrhein-Main-Express, RE 2) and between Saarbrücken Hauptbahnhof and Frankfurt (Rhein-Nahe-Express, RE 3), each running every two hours, resulting in an approximately hourly service as far as Mainz. In the peak hours there are a few Regionalbahn services to Idar-Oberstein and to Bingen Hauptbahnhof.

BusesEdit

Rüsselsheimer station has a large bus station. It is served city bus routes 6, 11, 31, 32, 41, 42, 51 and 52 and regional bus line 1 to Flörsheim (Main) station. Rüsselsheim Bahnhof Südseite bus stop to the south of the station is served by routes L1, 22, 24, 28, 72 and 752.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Eisenbahnatlas Deutschland (German railway atlas) (2009/2010 ed.). Schweers + Wall. 2009. ISBN 978-3-89494-139-0.
  2. ^ a b "Stationspreisliste 2020" [Station price list 2020] (PDF) (in German). DB Station&Service. 4 November 2019. Retrieved 15 November 2019.