Verkehrsverbund Großraum Nürnberg

The Verkehrsverbund Großraum Nürnberg (VGN; Transport Association Region Nuremberg) is the transit authority of the city of Nuremberg, the second largest city of the German state of Bavaria. Its jurisdiction covers the city and its surrounding area, responsible for the Nuremberg S-Bahn commuter trains, the Nuremberg U-Bahn, the Nuremberg tramway and buses.[1]

Verkehrsverbund Großraum Nürnberg (VGN)
IndustryPublic transport
Founded1986
Headquarters,
Area served
Greater Nuremberg
Public transport network in Nuremberg by train
Development since 1986.

The VGN coordinates transport and fares in area comprising the city of Nuremberg, Fürth, Erlangen, Schwabach, Bayreuth, Bamberg, Ansbach, Amberg and 17 surrounding districts. It is jointly owned by the state of Bavaria, by the city of Nuremberg, Fürth, Erlangen, Schwabach, Bayreuth, Bamberg, Ansbach, Amberg and the 17 surrounding districts, which are:[2][3]

There are some districts, which are also in some regions part of the VGN, they are:

Transport services are provided by over 10 companies. These include the Deutsche Bahn that also operates the S-Bahn, the Verkehrs-Aktiengesellschaft Nürnberg (VAG) that operates the U-Bahn, tramway and city buses, together with multiple operators of regional trains and buses.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fakten" (in German). VGN. Section "Zahlen, Daten, Fakten". Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Struktur und Entscheidungsgremien des VGN" (in German). VGN. Section "Die VGN GmbH". Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  3. ^ "Fakten" (in German). VGN. Section "Zahlen, Daten, Fakten". Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  4. ^ "Infofolder" (in German). VGN. Gremien-Organe-Vertragssituation des VGN. Retrieved 29 October 2019.

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