is the most western station in the city of Wuppertal
Wuppertal is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located in and around the Wupper river valley, and is situated east of the city of Düsseldorf and south of the Ruhr area. With a population of approximately 350,000, it is the largest city in the Bergisches Land...
. It is placed in the district of Vohwinkel. It is a triangular station, built at a railway junction.
The original station was built slightly further west than the present station in 1841 by the Düsseldorf-Elberfeld Railway Company
The Düsseldorf-Elberfeld Railway Company was founded in October 1835 and officially recognised by a Prussian government statute on 23 September 1837. This gave the company a concession for the construction and operation of the 26 kilometre long Düsseldorf–Elberfeld line via Erkrath, Hochdahl and...
. The Prince William Railway was extended to Vohwinkel in 1848, creating a railway junction. The present building was built at the beginning of the 20th century by the Prussian state railways
The term Prussian state railways encompasses those railway organisations that were owned or managed by the State of Prussia...
to the design of Alexander Rüdell.
In the early 20th century a three km long marshalling yard was built to the west of the station, but it has since been closed and demolished.
In addition to the Dusseldorf-Elberfeld through line and the branch to the former Prince William line
(now the line to Essen
The Wuppertal-Vohwinkel-Essen Überruhr Railway is a 30 km long, continuous two-track electrified main line. It is known as the Prince William Railway, the first railway linking the valleys of the Wupper and the Ruhr....
), in the past there was a railway line connecting to the now closed Wuppertal Northern Railway
and the now closed Corkscrew line from Solingen
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No long distance services stop at the station, but it is served by Regional-Express services Wupper-Express
(RE 4) and Maas-Wupper-Express
(RE 13), the Rhein-Wupper-Bahn Regionalbahn
The Regionalbahn is a type of local passenger train in Germany.-Service:Regionalbahn trains usually call at all stations on a given line, with the exception of RB trains within S-Bahn networks, these may only call at selected stations...
service and lines S8
of the Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn.
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– Wuppertal-Vohwinkel – Wuppertal – Hagen
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– Mönchengladbach – Düsseldorf – Wuppertal-Vohwinkel – Wuppertal – Hagen – Hamm (Westf)
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– Wuppertal-Vohwinkel – Wuppertal
|| Mönchengladbach – Neuss
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– Düsseldorf – Wuppertal-Vohwinkel – Wuppertal – Schwelm
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– Velbert-Langenberg – Wuppertal-Vohwinkel – Wuppertal
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(Rheinl) – Düsseldorf – Wuppertal-Vohwinkel