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Aarau

The station clock

Station statistics

Address
Bahnhofstrasse 72
5000 Aarau AG
Aarau, Aargau
Switzerland

Coordinates
47°23´29´´N 08°03´04´´E / 47.39139°N 8.05111°E / 47.39139; 8.05111Coordinates: 47°23´29´´N 08°03´04´´E / 47.39139°N 8.05111°E / 47.39139; 8.05111

Elevation
383.3 m above the sea

Line(s)
Olten-Aarau
Baden-Aarau
Wynental- und Suhrentalbahn

Connections
Aargau S-Bahn

Distance
41.5 km (25.8 mi)
from Basel SBB

Platforms
6 (SBB-CFF-FFS) + 3 (WSB)

Other information

Opened
9 June 1856 (1856-06-09)

Owned by
SBB-CFF-FFS

Operator
SBB-CFF-FFS, WSB

Services

Preceding station
 
Swiss rail network
 
Following station

Zurich Hauptbahnhof
 
InterCity
St. Gallen to Geneva
 
Olten

Zurich Hauptbahnhof
 
InterCity
St. Gallen to Lausanne
 
Olten

Lenzburg
 
InterRegio
Chur to Basel
 
Sissach

Brugg
 
InterRegio
Zurich to Bern
 
Olten

Lenzburg
 
RegioExpress
Zurich to Aarau
 
Terminus

Wildegg
 
RegioExpress
Wettingen to Olten
 
Olten

Lenzburg
 
ZĂĽrich S-Bahn
S3 service

 
Terminus

Rupperswil
 
Aargau S-Bahn
S23 service

 
Schönenwerd

Rupperswil
 
Aargau S-Bahn
S26 service

 
Terminus

Rupperswil
 
Aargau S-Bahn
S29 service

 
Terminus

Location

Location within Switzerland

Aarau railway station (German: Bahnhof Aarau) serves the municipality of Aarau, capital city of the canton of Aargau, Switzerland. Opened in 1856, it is owned and operated by SBB-CFF-FFS.
The station forms the junction between the Olten-Aarau railway line and Baden-Aarau railway line. Previously, it was also a terminus of the now closed Aarau-Suhr railway line.
On the southern side of the station yard is a separate station for the metre gauge trains of the Wynental- und Suhrentalbahn.

Contents

1 Location
2 Rail traffic

2.1 Long distance
2.2 S-Bahn

2.2.1 Aargau S-Bahn
2.2.2 ZĂĽrich S-Bahn

3 See also
4 References
5 External links

Location[edit]
Aarau railway station is situated in the Bahnhofstrasse, at the south eastern edge of the old town.
Rail traffic
Long distance[edit]
The following long distance services call at Aarau:

InterCity and InterRegio trains to ZĂĽrich HB – St. Gallen, ZĂĽrich HB – Chur, Basel, Bern, Biel/Bienne – Lausanne and Biel/Bienne – Geneva.
RegioExpress trains to Olten, Brugg – Wettingen and ZĂĽrich.

S-Bahn[edit]
Aargau S-Bahn[edit]
The station is the focal point of the Aargau S-Bahn network, and is served by the following lines of that network:

S 23 Langenthal – Olten – Aarau – Lenzburg – Brugg – Baden

S 26 Aarau / Lenzburg – Wohlen – Muri – Rotkreuz

S 29 (Langenthal – Olten -) Aarau – Wildegg – Brugg – Turgi

ZĂĽrich S-Bahn[edit]
There is also a ZĂĽrich S-Bahn line that originates and terminates at Aargau:

S 3 ( Aarau – Lenzburg – ) Dietikon – ZĂĽrich HB – Effretikon – Wetzikon

See also[edit]

History of rail transport in Switzerland
Rail transport in Switzerland

References[edit]

Stutz, Werner (1983). Bahnhöfe der Schweiz: Von den Anfangen bis zum Ersten Weltkrieg [The Railway Stations of Switzerland: from the beginning to World War I] (in German) (revised ed.). ZĂĽrich: Orell FĂĽssli. pp. 112 and 142. ISBN 3-280-01405-0. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Aarau railway station at Wikimedia Commons
SBB-CFF-FFS – official site

This article is based upon a translation of the German language version as at February 2013.

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