S6 (Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn)

Route of S6
0.0
Essen Hbf S 1S 2S 3S 9
1.5
Essen Süd
3.5
Essen Stadtwald
5.9
Essen-Hügel
8.6
Essen-Werden
13.2
Kettwig
14.5
Kettwig Stausee
18.4
Hösel
23.8
Ratingen Ost
26.8
Düsseldorf-Rath
27.9
Düsseldorf-Rath Mitte
30.7
Düsseldorf-Derendorf S 1S 11
Düsseldorf Zoo S 1S 11
32.8
Düsseldorf Wehrhahn S 1S 11
33.9
Düsseldorf Hbf S 1S 8S 11S 28S 68
Düsseldorf Volksgarten S 1S 68
Düsseldorf-Oberbilk S 1S 68
39.9
Düsseldorf-Eller Süd S 68
42.5
Düsseldorf-Reisholz S 68
44.9
Düsseldorf-Benrath S 68
47.4
Düsseldorf-Garath S 68
48.7
Düsseldorf-Hellerhof S 68
50.7
Langenfeld-Berghausen S 68
53.2
Langenfeld (Rheinland) S 68
Network change from VRR to VRS
57.4
Leverkusen-Rheindorf
60.1
Leverkusen-Küppersteg
61.7
Leverkusen Mitte
64.0
Leverkusen Chempark
65.9
Köln-Stammheim
69.9
Köln-Mülheim S 11
Köln-Buchforst S 11
73.4
Köln Messe/Deutz Hbf S 11S 12S 13S 19
73.6
Köln Hbf S 11S 12S 13S 19
74.4
Köln Hansaring S 11S 12S 13S 19
75.9
Köln-Nippes Hbf S 11
Source: German railway atlas[1]

Line S 6 is a S-Bahn line in the Rhein-Ruhr network. It calls, among others, at the cities of Essen, Düsseldorf and Cologne and was one of the first S-Bahn lines in the Rhine-Ruhr network, becoming operational on 28 September 1967 between Ratingen Ost and Düsseldorf-Garath. It is operated at 20-minute intervals using coupled sets of class 422 four-car electrical multiple units.

Line S 6 runs over lines built by various railway companies:

It was opened on 28 September 1967 between Ratingen Ost and Düsseldorf-Garath. It was extended from Ratingen Ost to Essen on 26 May 1968 and from Garath to Langenfeld (Rheinl) on 12 December 1968, from Langenfeld to Köln Hansaring on 2 June 1991 and from Hansaring to Köln-Nippes Hbf on 13 June 2004.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Eisenbahnatlas Deutschland (German railway atlas). Schweers + Wall. 2009. pp. 136–9. ISBN 978-3-89494-139-0.
 
Essen Stadtwald station