Wedel station (officially Wedel (Holst), meaning Wedel in Holstein) is a railway station on the Altona-Blankenese line, served by the rapid transit trains of the Hamburg S-Bahn, located in Wedel, Germany.[2]

S-Bahn-Logo.svg Wedel (Holst)
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S-Bahnhof Wedel der Hamburger S-Bahn 2009b.jpg
Other namesWedel in Holstein
LocationRathausplatz 1
22880 Wedel (Holst)
Wedel, Schleswig-Holstein
Germany
Line(s)
Platforms1 platform, terminus
Tracks2
ConnectionsBus
Other information
Station code6575
DS100 codeAWL
Category5
Websitewww.bahnhof.de
History
Opened1 December 1883; 135 years ago (1883-12-01)
Electrified20 May 1954; 65 years ago (1954-05-20), 1.2 kV DC system (3rd rail)[1]
Previous names1883-1934 Wedel
Services
Preceding station   Hamburg S-Bahn   Following station
TerminusS 1
Location
Wedel is located in Hamburg
Wedel
Wedel
Location in Hamburg
Wedel is located in Schleswig-Holstein
Wedel
Wedel
Location in Schleswig-Holstein
Wedel is located in Germany
Wedel
Wedel
Location in Germany
Wedel is located in Europe
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Location in Europe

It is a terminus of the line S1.

HistoryEdit

The station was opened on 1 December 1883. The station was then served by four steam trains a day, the number increased to 16 by 1904. During World War II, on 3 March 1943,[3] bombs heavily damaged the station building, which was rebuilt after the war, but demolished in the 1980s for a new car park and bus stop.

Electrification of the railway line was planned since 1948. It was completed in May 1950 to Sülldorf. On 20 May 1954 the electrified track to Wedel was opened.[3]

Station layoutEdit

The station is an at-grade terminus with one platform and two tracks. There is no service personnel attending the station, but an SOS and information telephone is available. There are several places to lock a bicycle as well as a Park and ride car park. The station is fully accessible for handicapped persons. Also a public toilet and a taxi stand can be found near the station. A shopping arcade is located in the station entrance. There are no lockerboxes.[4]

ServiceEdit

Trains of S1 line serve the station. A bus stop is located near the station, which is served by bus lines 189, 289, 389, 489, 589, and night bus lines 601, and 621.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Cf. „Streckenelektrifizierungen“, on: Königlich preußische Eisenbahndirection zu Altona, retrieved on 19 January 2018.
  2. ^ Name, station code and category: Liste Bahnhofskategorie 2008, DB Station&Service AG, Köthener Straße 2, 10963 Berlin (2008) (in German)
  3. ^ a b Dezember 1883 - Wedel erhält einen Eisenbahnanschluss, Wedel.de, in German
  4. ^ DB station information (see external links)

External linksEdit

  Media related to S-Bahn Station Wedel at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 53°34′54″N 9°42′18″E / 53.58167°N 9.70500°E / 53.58167; 9.70500