Thun railway station

Thun is a railway station in the town of Thun, in the Swiss canton of Bern. At the station, the Swiss Federal Railways owned Bern to Thun main line makes a junction with the other lines, all owned by the BLS AG. These lines are the Gürbetal line from Bern via Belp, the Burgdorf to Thun line from Burgdorf via Konolfingen, and the Lake Thun line to Spiez and Interlaken.[1][2]

Thun
Wide three-story building with tall, gabled roof
The station in 2011
LocationThun
Switzerland
Coordinates46°45′17.471″N 7°37′46.582″E / 46.75485306°N 7.62960611°E / 46.75485306; 7.62960611Coordinates: 46°45′17.471″N 7°37′46.582″E / 46.75485306°N 7.62960611°E / 46.75485306; 7.62960611
Elevation595 m (1,952 ft)
Owned bySwiss Federal Railways
Line(s)
Train operators
Connections
Services
Preceding station EuroCity Following station
Bern Hamburg to Interlaken Spiez
Bern
towards Basel SBB
Basel to Milan Spiez
Preceding station Swiss Federal Railways Following station
Bern
towards Basel SBB
InterCity
IC 6
Spiez
towards Brig
Bern
towards Romanshorn
InterCity
IC 8
Bern
towards Basel SBB
InterCity
IC 61
Spiez
Preceding station Deutsche Bahn Following station
Bern Spiez
Preceding station Bern S-Bahn Following station
Uttigen
towards Fribourg
S1 Terminus
Terminus S4 Uetendorf Allmend
towards Langnau
S44 Uetendorf Allmend
Preceding station BLS Following station
Münsingen
towards Bern
RegioExpress
Lötschberger
Spiez
towards Domodossola
Regio
Spiez
towards Zweisimmen
Terminus Steffisburg
towards Solothurn
Schwäbis
towards Konolfingen
Location
Thun is located in Switzerland
Thun
Thun
Location within Switzerland
A train in the station
The quay at Thun station; the rail platforms are to the right
Wall painting in Thun station concourse

The station is served by various operators, including the BLS AG, Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) and Deutsche Bahn.

The station also provides an interchange with the local bus network provided by the Verkehrsbetriebe STI. Ships of the BLS-owned fleet on Lake Thun serve a quay at the station, which they access via a navigable stretch of the Aare and the Thun ship canal.

ServicesEdit

The following services stop at Thun:[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ map.geo.admin.ch (Map). Swiss Confederation. Retrieved 2012-12-30.
  2. ^ Eisenbahnatlas Schweiz. Verlag Schweers + Wall GmbH. 2012. p. 32. ISBN 978-3-89494-130-7.
  3. ^ "Abfahrt: Bahnhof Thun" (PDF). Swiss Federal Railways (in German). 15 December 2019. Retrieved 26 May 2020.

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