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Aachen Hauptbahnhof (German for Aachen main station) is the most important railway station for the city of Aachen, in the far west of Germany near the Dutch and Belgian border.
Abellio Deutschland is a public transit operator in Germany which operates both bus and rail networks.
The Alstom Coradia family range of Inter-city trains and regional trains includes multiple unit diesel (DMU) or electric (EMU) as well as double-decker trains that can carry up to 900 passengers.
The Alstom Coradia LINT is a single-unit or two-unit articulated railcar manufactured by Alstom, offered in diesel and hydrogen models.
Au (Sieg) station is a railway junction in the town of Au in the municipality of Windeck, which is in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Bergisch Gladbach station is a terminal station and forms the public transport hub of the city of Bergisch Gladbach, in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
The Bergisch-Markisch Railway Company (Bergisch-Märkische Eisenbahn-Gesellschaft, BME), also referred to as the Berg-Mark Railway Company or, more rarely, as the Bergisch-Markische Railway Company, was a German railway company that together with the Cologne-Minden Railway (Cöln-Mindener Eisenbahn-Gesellschaft, CME) and the Rhenish Railway Company (Rheinische Eisenbahn-Gesellschaft, RhE) was one of the three (nominally) private railway companies that in the mid-19th century built the first railways in the Ruhr and large parts of today's North Rhine-Westphalia.
The Bergisches Land (Berg Country) is a low mountain range region within the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, east of Rhine river, south of the Ruhr.
Bochum Hauptbahnhof is a railway station for the city of Bochum in western Germany.
The Talent is a multiple unit railcar manufactured by Bombardier that was developed by Waggonfabrik Talbot in Aachen shortly before the company was acquired by Bombardier in 1995.
Bottrop Hauptbahnof is a railway station in Bottrop, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Cologne (Köln,, Kölle) is the largest city in the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the fourth most populated city in Germany (after Berlin, Hamburg, and Munich).
The Cologne Airport Loop is a 15.2 kilometre-long railway line, which connects the Cologne/Bonn Airport station to the Cologne–Frankfurt high-speed rail line.
The Cologne-Minden Railway Company (German, old spelling: Cöln-Mindener Eisenbahn-Gesellschaft, CME) was along with the Bergisch-Märkische Railway Company and the Rhenish Railway Company one of the railway companies that in the mid-19th century built the first railways in the Ruhr and large parts of today's North Rhine-Westphalia.
Cologne/Bonn Airport (Köln/Bonn Flughafen) is a station at Cologne Bonn Airport in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
The Cologne–Aachen high-speed line is the German part of the Trans-European transport networks project high-speed line Paris–Brussels–Cologne.
The 64 km long Cologne–Duisburg railway is one of the most important lines in Germany.
The Cologne–Lindlar railway (also formerly known as the Sülztalbahn: "Sülz Valley Railway") is a formerly 45 km long, partly disused railway line from Mülheim via Bergisch Gladbach, Bensberg, Rösrath, Hoffnungsthal and Immekeppel to Lindlar in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
A control car, control trailer or driving trailer is a generic term for a non-powered railroad (US) or railway (UIC) vehicle that can control operation of a train from the end opposite to the position of the locomotive.
The Duewag AG was one of Germany's major manufacturers for rail vehicles.
Düren is a town in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, between Aachen and Cologne on the river Rur.
Düren station is located to the north of the centre of Düren and is the largest station in the city and the district of Düren.
Düsseldorf (Low Franconian, Ripuarian: Düsseldörp), often Dusseldorf in English sources, is the capital city of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the seventh most populous city in Germany. Düsseldorf is an international business and financial centre, renowned for its fashion and trade fairs.
Düsseldorf Airport (Bahnhof Düsseldorf Flughafen) is a railway station in Düsseldorf, Germany on the Cologne–Duisburg line that connects Düsseldorf Airport to Düsseldorf-Stadtmitte and long-distance trains, most of them ICE trains.
Düsseldorf Airport Terminal (Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal) is an underground station on the Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn at the end of the Düsseldorf-Unterrath–Düsseldorf Airport Terminal railway, situated underneath Terminal C of Düsseldorf Airport, Düsseldorf in western Germany.
Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof is the main railway station of Düsseldorf, the state capital of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
The Düsseldorf-Derendorf–Dortmund Süd railway is a partially closed line in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia from Düsseldorf-Derendorf station (formerly Düsseldorf RhE station) to Dortmund South station (formerly Dortmund RhE station).
Düsseldorf-Garath is a railway station situated at Garath, Düsseldorf in western Germany.
The Düsseldorf-Unterrath–Düsseldorf Airport Terminal railway is a branch line from Düsseldorf-Unterrath station on the Cologne–Duisburg line to Düsseldorf Airport Terminal station in the north of the North Rhine-Westphalian state capital of Düsseldorf in Germany.
The Düsseldorf–Elberfeld railway is a 27 km long main line railway in Germany, originally built by the Düsseldorf-Elberfeld Railway Company, connecting Düsseldorf and Elberfeld (now Wuppertal) via Erkrath, Hochdahl and Vohwinkel.
The Düsseldorf–Solingen railway is a railway in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
The Baureihe 111 is a class of electric locomotives built for the Deutsche Bundesbahn, and now owned by Deutsche Bahn AG.
The Baureihe 420 is a light-weight commuter electric multiple unit developed for the S-Bahn networks in Germany and was originally commissioned by the Deutsche Bundesbahn for the Munich S-Bahn, Stuttgart S-Bahn and Frankfurt S-Bahn networks.
The class E 41, also known as the DB Class 141 is the first class of German Einheits-Elektrolokomotive (see related article for more details on development) commissioned by the Deutsche Bundesbahn in 1956.
DB Regio AG is a subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn which operates short and medium distance commuter train services in Germany.
The Class 422 is a series of four-car electric multiple units that are a derivative of the DBAG Class 423.
The Class 423 EMU is a light-weight articulated electric railcar for S-Bahn commuter networks in Germany.
Deutsche Bahn AG (abbreviated as DB, DB AG or DBAG) is a German railway company.
The Deutsche Bundesbahn or DB (German Federal Railway) was formed as the state railway of the newly established Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) on 7 September 1949 as a successor of the Deutsche Reichsbahn-Gesellschaft (DRG).
The Deutsche Reichsbahn or DR (German Reich Railways) was the operating name of state owned railways in the German Democratic Republic (East Germany), and after German reunification until 31 December 1993.
A diesel multiple unit or DMU is a multiple-unit train powered by on-board diesel engines.
Dortmund (Düörpm:; Tremonia) is an independent city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Dortmund Hauptbahnhof is the main railway station in Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Dortmund-Dorstfeld is an S-Bahn station in Dortmund in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Dortmund-Lütgendortmund station is a single-track, underground terminal station in the city of Dortmund in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Dortmund-Mengede station is located in the Dortmund suburb of Mengede in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
The DR Class 243 is a universal electric locomotive of the Deutsche Reichsbahn which is used for general rail service.
Duisburg (locally) is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Duisburg Hauptbahnhof is a railway station in the city of Duisburg in western Germany.
The Duisburg-Dortmund Railway is an important and historically significant railway in Germany.
The Elberfeld–Dortmund railway is a major railway in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
An electric multiple unit or EMU is a multiple-unit train consisting of self-propelled carriages, using electricity as the motive power.
Essen (Latin: Assindia) is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Essen Hauptbahnhof (German for Essen main station) is a railway station in the city of Essen in western Germany.
The Essen-Ruhr-Bochum-Langendreer railway is a railway line in the Ruhr region of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Essen-Steele is located in the district of Essen-Steele in the German city of Essen in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
The Essen-Werden to Essen railway is an electrified railway line in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
The Gelsenkirchen Essen railway is a double-track, electrified main line railway in the central Ruhr area of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It runs from Essen Hauptbahnhof via Essen-Kray Nord to Gelsenkirchen Hauptbahnhof.
Frankfurt, officially the City of Frankfurt am Main ("Frankfurt on the Main"), is a metropolis and the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany.
The Fröndenberg–Kamen railway is a single-track, partially electrified and partially disused railway line in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Gelsenkirchen Hauptbahnhof is a railway station in the German city of Gelsenkirchen.
The German reunification (Deutsche Wiedervereinigung) was the process in 1990 in which the German Democratic Republic (GDR, colloquially East Germany; German: Deutsche Demokratische Republik/DDR) became part of the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG, colloquially West Germany; German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland/BRD) to form the reunited nation of Germany, and when Berlin reunited into a single city, as provided by its then Grundgesetz (constitution) Article 23.
Gladbeck West station is located in the German city of Gladbeck in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Hagen Hauptbahnhof is a railway station serving the city of Hagen in western Germany.
Haltern am See station is a station in the town of Haltern am See in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia on Wanne-Eickel–Hamburg railway from Wanne-Eickel to Hamburg.
Hattingen (Ruhr) Mitte is a railway station situated in Hattingen in western Germany.
Hennef (Sieg) station is located on the Sieg Railway in the town of Hennef (Sieg) in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Herne station was opened in the inner city of Herne in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia in 1847 together with the Cologne-Minden trunk line.
Hilden station is located in the city of Hilden in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Horrem station is a station in the Kerpen district of Horrem in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Kaarster See station is located in the town of Kaarst in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia on the remaining part of the Neuss–Viersen railway, opened by the Rhenish Railway Company on 15 November 1877.
Köln Hansaring railway station is situated in the city of Cologne in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, about one kilometre northwest of Köln Hauptbahnhof.
Köln Hauptbahnhof (German for Cologne main station) is a railway station in Cologne, Germany.
Köln-Nippes is a passenger and freight railway station situated in Nippes, the northern border of the city of Cologne in western Germany.
Langenfeld (Rheinland) station is located in the city of Langenfeld in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
NB: The scheduled routes given here are based primarily on the timetable of the Deutsche Bahn dated 9 December 2007.
These lists of rapid transit systems are sorted by the type of system.
The Left Lower Rhine line (Linksniederrheinische Strecke) is a main line on the left (western) bank of the Rhine in the lower Rhine region of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, running from Cologne to Cleves (Kleve) and formerly via Kranenburg to Nijmegen in the Netherlands.
Mönchengladbach is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Mönchengladbach Hauptbahnhof (German for Mönchengladbach main station) is a railway station in the city of Mönchengladbach in western Germany.
The Mönchengladbach–Düsseldorf railway is a 24 km long main line on the left (western) bank of the Rhine in the Lower Rhine region of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Mülheim (Ruhr) Hauptbahnhof is a railway station for the city of Mülheim in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
The Mülheim-Heißen–Oberhausen-Osterfeld Nord railway is a line that formerly ran continuously in the western Ruhr region from Heißen (now a district of Mülheim an der Ruhr) to Osterfeld (now part of Oberhausen) in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm (MBB) was a German aerospace manufacturer formed as the result of several mergers in the late 1960s.
The metropolitan regions in Germany are eleven densely populated areas in the Federal Republic of Germany.
Mettmann Stadtwald station is located in the town of Mettmann in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia at the end of a fragment of the Düsseldorf-Derendorf–Dortmund Süd railway, opened by the Rhenish Railway Company.
Munich (München; Minga) is the capital and the most populated city in the German state of Bavaria, on the banks of the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps.
The Munich S-Bahn (S-Bahn München) is an electric rail transit system in Munich, Germany.
Neuss Central Station (Neuss Hauptbahnhof) is the railway station for the city of Neuss in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
The Neuss–Viersen railway is a mostly disused railway line in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen,, commonly shortened to NRW) is the most populous state of Germany, with a population of approximately 18 million, and the fourth largest by area.
Oberhausen Hauptbahnhof is a railway station in Oberhausen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
The Oberhausen-Osterfeld Süd–Hamm railway, also called the Hamm-Osterfeld line (Hamm-Osterfelder Bahn), is a 76-kilometre long double-track electrified main line railway at the northern edge of the Ruhr in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
The Osterath–Dortmund-Süd railway is a historically significant line in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
The Prussian Class T 18s were the last tank locomotives developed for the Prussian state railways.
Push–pull is a configuration for locomotive-hauled trains, allowing them to be driven from either end of the train, whether having a locomotive at each end or not.
Ratingen Ost is a station situated in Ratingen in the Germany state of North Rhine Westphalia and is a station of the Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn. It was opened in 1872 as the Ratingen station of the Bergisch-Märkische Railway Company (Bergisch-Märkische Eisenbahn-Gesellschaft, BME) along with the Ruhr Valley Railway. After the nationalisation of the BME, it received its current name in the 19th century. The station is located between the Ratingen districts of Ost (east) and Mitte (central) and is mainly used by commuters into Düsseldorf. From the former freight yard, the now dismantled railway sidings ran to the nearby firms of the Balcke-Dürr company and the Wilhelm Pulch foundry and steelworks. The former freight yard was replaced by a station parking area. Ratingen Ost station is served by line S6 of the Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn at 20 minute intervals and has an island platform with its entrance at the northern end of the platform. There is direct access from the bus station, which is served by ten bus lines, as well as the parking area in Josef-Schappe-Straße. Until the conversion for the S-Bahn, the station had a home platform (next to the station building) and two island platforms.
Recklinghausen Hauptbahnhof is a railway station for the city of Recklinghausen in Germany.
The Regiobahn is a German railway company founded in 1992 which operates the line S28 of the Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn between Kaarst and Mettmann.
Remscheid Hauptbahnhof is a railway station in the Bergisch city of Remscheid in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
The Rhenish Railway Company (German: Rheinische Eisenbahn-Gesellschaft, RhE) was along with the Cologne-Minden Railway Company (CME) and the Bergisch-Märkische Railway Company (BME) one of the railway companies that in the mid-19th century built the first railways in the Ruhr and large parts of today's North Rhine-Westphalia.
The Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan region (Metropolregion Rhein-Ruhr) is the largest metropolitan region in Germany with over 10 million inhabitants.
The Rhineland (Rheinland, Rhénanie) is the name used for a loosely defined area of Western Germany along the Rhine, chiefly its middle section.
The Ruhr (Ruhrgebiet), or the Ruhr district, Ruhr region, Ruhr area or Ruhr valley, is a polycentric urban area in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
The Ruhr Valley Railway (Ruhrtalbahn) is a partly abandoned railway line in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, running from Düsseldorf-Rath via Old Kupferdreh station, Bochum-Dahlhausen, Witten-Herbede, Hagen-Vorhalle and Schwerte to Warburg.
The S-train is a type of hybrid urban-suburban rail serving a metropolitan region.
The Sieg Railway (German: Siegstrecke) is a 100 km long, electrified German main line railway between Cologne-Deutz via Porz, Troisdorf, Siegburg, Hennef, Au (Sieg), Betzdorf to Siegen with a through service to Cologne Hauptbahnhof.
Siegburg/Bonn station is located in the town of Siegburg in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed railway and the Sieg Railway.
Silberling is the colloquial name for the n-coaches of the Deutsche Bundesbahn, a type of regional passenger coach of which more than 7,000 units were built from 1958 to 1981.
Solingen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Solingen Hauptbahnhof is the only railway station in Solingen, Germany, to be served by ICE and IC long distance trains.
Germany is a federal republic consisting of sixteen states (Land, plural Länder; informally and very commonly Bundesland, plural Bundesländer).
A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.
Stuttgart (Swabian: italics,; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of the German state of Baden-Württemberg.
A train is a form of transport consisting of a series of connected vehicles that generally runs along a rail track to transport cargo or passengers.
Troisdorf station is a railway junction in the town of Troisdorf in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, where the line from Cologne separates into the East Rhine Railway to Neuwied and the Sieg Railway to Siegen.
Unna is a city of around 59,000 people in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, the seat of the Unna district.
Unna station is the main passenger station in the Westphalian city of Unna in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Unna-Königsborn station is located in the city of Unna in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Velbert-Langenberg station is located in the city of Velbert in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
The Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Ruhr, abbreviated VRR, is the public transport association covering the area of the Rhine-Ruhr conurbation in Germany.
The Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Sieg (Rhine-Sieg Transport Association) abbreviated VRS, is the public transport association covering the area of the Cologne/Bonn Region, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
The Voreifel Railway (Voreifelbahn) is a partly double track, non-electrified main line in the Voreifel from Bonn to Euskirchen in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia (KBS 475).
The Wanne-Eickel–Hamburg railway is the shortest railway link between the Ruhr and the Hamburg Metropolitan Region and hence one of the most important railway lines in northwest Germany.
The Welver–Sterkrade railway is a former through railway line from the Westphalian town of Welver to Sterkrade in the western Ruhr region in Germany, which is now broken into four disconnected sections.
Wetter (Ruhr) station is in the district of Vorhalle in the centre of the city Wetter (Ruhr) in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Witten Hauptbahnhof is a railway station in the town of Witten in western Germany.
The Witten/Dortmund, Oberhausen/Duisburg railway is one of the most important railways in Germany. It is the main axis of long distance and regional rail transport on the east–west axis of the Ruhr and is served by Intercity-Express, InterCity, Regional-Express, Regionalbahn and S-Bahn trains. Strictly speaking, the line today consists of two parallel two-track lines, one for mainline trains and the other for S-Bahn trains. On several sections of the line the long-distance tracks and S-Bahn tracks follow separate routes. The long-distance tracks follows the historical route built between 1860 and 1862 by the Bergisch-Märkische Railway Company as an extension of its trunk line between Elberfeld and Dortmund.
Wuppertal is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, in and around the Wupper valley, east of Düsseldorf and south of the Ruhr.
Wuppertal Hauptbahnhof (German for Wuppertal main station) is a railway station in the city of Wuppertal, just south of the Ruhr Area, in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
The Wuppertal-Oberbarmen–Solingen railway is a line in the Bergisches Land in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, which connects the three Bergisch cities of Wuppertal, Remscheid and Solingen.
Vohwinkel station is the most western station in the city of Wuppertal.
The Wuppertal-Vohwinkel-Essen Überruhr Railway is a long, continuous two-track electrified main line.