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Cologne railway station
|Location|| Innenstadt, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia
Köln Hauptbahnhof (German for Cologne main station) is a railway station in Cologne, Germany. The station is an important local, national and international transport hub, with many ICE, Thalys and Intercity trains calling there, as well as regional Regional-Express, RegionalBahn and local S-Bahn trains. EuroNight and Nightjet night services also call at the station. It has frequent connections to Frankfurt by way of the Cologne–Frankfurt high-speed rail line, which starts in southern Cologne. On an average day, about 280,000 travellers frequent the station, making it the fifth busiest station in Germany.
The station is situated next to Cologne Cathedral.
Cologne Hauptbahnhof is one of the hubs of European long-distance traffic. Long-distance lines run on both sides of the Rhine via Cologne. Therefore, the station situated on the left (western) bank of the Rhine is connected to Köln Messe/Deutz station situated on the right (eastern) bank of the Rhine via the Hohenzollern Bridge. Long-distance trains connect in the station from the Ruhr region, southern Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Belgium. Köln Messe/Deutz (tief) station is used by two ICE services on the right bank route. In the past, therefore, a direct connection, such as a moving walkway over the Rhine was considered, but this controversial idea was rejected as too expensive for the time being.
The Cologne rail node is at the centre of eleven routes radiating in all directions. More than 280,000 arriving and departing passengers are estimated to use 1,200 trains daily.
Cologne Hauptbahnhof is also a hub for numerous Regional-Express and Regionalbahn services, mostly serving the station in Cologne every half-hour or hour, but sometime only every two hours:
|RE 1||NRW-Express||Paderborn –) Hamm – Dortmund – Essen – Duisburg – Düsseldorf – Cologne – Düren – Aachen|
|RE 5||Rhein-Express||Emmerich – Wesel – Duisburg – Düsseldorf – Cologne – Bonn – Remagen – Andernach – Koblenz|
|RE 6||Rhein-Express||Minden – Herford – Bielefeld – Hamm – Dortmund – Essen – Duisburg – Düsseldorf Airport – Düsseldorf Hbf – Neuss – Cologne Hbf – Cologne/Bonn Airport|
|RE 7||Rhein-Münsterland-Express||Rheine – Münster – Hamm – Hagen – Wuppertal – Solingen – Cologne – Neuss – Krefeld|
|RE 8||Rhein-Erft-Express||(Kaldenkirchen) – Mönchengladbach – Grevenbroich – Rommerskirchen – Cologne – Porz (Rhein) – Troisdorf – Bonn-Beuel – Linz am Rhein – Koblenz Stadtmitte – Koblenz|
|RE 9||Rhein-Sieg-Express||Aachen – Düren – Cologne – Troisdorf – Siegburg/Bonn – Au (Sieg) – Siegen|
|RE 12||Eifel-Mosel-Express||Köln Messe/Deutz – Cologne – Euskirchen – Gerolstein – Trier|
|RE 22||Eifel-Express||Köln Messe/Deutz – Cologne – Euskirchen – Gerolstein|
|RB 24||Eifel-Bahn||Köln Messe/Deutz – Cologne – Euskirchen – Gerolstein|
|RB 25||Oberbergische Bahn||Köln Hansaring – Cologne – Overath – Gummersbach – Marienheide - Meinerzhagen (Diesel-S-Bahn)|
|RB 26||MittelrheinBahn||Köln Messe/Deutz – Cologne – Bonn – Koblenz – Koblenz – Bingen – Mainz|
|RB 27||Rhein-Erft-Bahn||Mönchengladbach – Grevenbroich – Rommerskirchen – Cologne – Cologne/Bonn Airport – Troisdorf – Bonn-Beuel – Linz am Rhein – Neuwied – Engers – Koblenz-Ehrenbreitstein – Koblenz|
|RB 38||Erft-Bahn||Düsseldorf – Neuss – Grevenbroich – Bedburg – Bergheim – Cologne – Köln Messe/Deutz|
|RB 48||Rhein-Wupper-Bahn||Wuppertal-Oberbarmen – Solingen – Cologne – Bonn Central station – Bonn-Mehlem|
Köln Hauptbahnhof is integrated in the Rhein-Sieg S-Bahn network. From Monday to Friday S-Bahn trains run at 20-minute intervals during the day and at other times usually every 30 minutes. It is also served on working days by the S19 service between Düren and Au (Sieg), running hourly but substituting for an S13 service. Northwest of the Cologne Hauptbahnhof S-Bahn station is the Köln Hansaring S-Bahn station and to the east is the Köln Messe/Deutz S-Bahn station. All S-Bahn services serving the station, use these two stations.
|S 6||Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn||Köln-Nippes – Köln Hbf – Langenfeld – Düsseldorf Hbf – Ratingen Ost – Essen Hbf|
|S 11||Rhine-Sieg S-Bahn||Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal – Düsseldorf – Neuss – Dormagen – Köln Hbf – Bergisch Gladbach|
|S 12||Rhine-Sieg S-Bahn||(Horrem –) Köln-Ehrenfeld – Köln Hbf – Troisdorf – Siegburg/Bonn – Hennef (– Au)|
|S 13||Rhine-Sieg S-Bahn||(Düren –) Sindorf – Horrem – Köln Hbf – Cologne/Bonn Airport – Troisdorf|
|S 19||Rhine-Sieg S-Bahn||Düren – Horrem – Köln Hbf – Cologne/Bonn Airport – Troisdorf – Siegburg/Bonn – Hennef – Au