Zittau railway station

Zittau railway station (German: Bahnhof Zittau) is a railway station in Zittau, Germany. The station is located on the Liberec–Zittau, Zittau–Löbau and Zittau–Hagenwerder standard gauge lines as well as it is one terminus of narrow gauge Zittau–Kurort Oybin/Kurort Jonsdorf railway. Until 1945 narrow gauge Zittau–Hermsdorf railway to today's Bogatynia in Poland and Heřmanice in the Czech Republic also began at Zittau station.

Zittau
Deutsche Bahn
Bf
WK14 Zittau dworzec kolejowy.JPG
The station building in 2014 as seen from south, the bus station in front of it
LocationBahnhofstr. 39, 02763 Zittau
 Saxony,  Germany
Coordinates50°54′16″N 14°48′21″E / 50.9044692°N 14.8058478°E / 50.9044692; 14.8058478Coordinates: 50°54′16″N 14°48′21″E / 50.9044692°N 14.8058478°E / 50.9044692; 14.8058478
Line(s)
Platforms7 normal gauge
2 narrow gauge
Other information
Station code7032
DS100 codeDZ
Category4 [1]
Websitehttp://www.bahnhof.de/bahnhof-de/Zittau.html
History
Opened10 June 1848
Services
Preceding station   Vogtlandbahn   Following station
toward Dresden Hbf
RE 2
Trilex
toward Zittau or Liberec
toward Dresden Hbf
RB 61
Trilex
Terminus
L 7
Trilex
toward Liberec
Preceding station   Ostdeutsche Eisenbahn   Following station
toward Cottbus Hbf
RB 65Terminus
Location
Zittau is located in Saxony
Zittau
Zittau
Location within Saxony

The normal gauge parts of the station are operated by DB Station&Service (platforms) and DB Netz (tracks), narrow gauge parts by Saxon-Upper Lusatian Railway Company.

ServicesEdit

Railway servicesEdit

As of May 2017 there are hourly services to Bischofswerda and Dresden (lines RE 2 and RB 61 run by Vogtlandbahn), to Liberec (lines RE 2 and L 7 run by Vogtlandbahn), Varnsdorf–Rybniště/Seifhennersdorf (line L 7 run by Vogtlandbahn) and to Görlitz and Cottbus (line OE 65 run by Ostdeutsche Eisenbahn). Narrow gauge services to Kurort Oybin and/or Kurort Jonsdorf run five times daily during main tourist seasons, two times daily during off-season. On summer weekend days there are three additional pairs of trains, which makes a peak of up to eight daily trains on summer weekend days.[2]

Local transportEdit

City bus lines A, B and C as well as many regional bus lines frequently stop at this station.[3] The bus station is located in front of the railway station building.

Station overviewEdit

The standard gauge facilities are situated north of the station building, the narrow gauge facilities south of it. The narrow gauge passenger station is located east of the square with the bus stop, a depot west of it.

 
A map showing the extensive tracks of Zittau railway station as of 2012.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Stationspreisliste 2021" [Station price list 2021] (PDF) (in German). DB Station&Service. 16 November 2020. Retrieved 3 December 2020.
  2. ^ Timetables for Zittau railway station (in German)
  3. ^ Map of bus services in Zittau by Verkehrsverbund Oberlausitz-Niederschlesien

External linksEdit