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Written by Andre Pronk - 14 Jan 2015
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Location notes
This is the railway station of Emmerich, on the main freight route between the Netherlands and Germany.
Railway type and traffic
Although mainly a freight line every two hours there are passenger workings from the Netherlands to and from Germany and every 30 minutes the local RE line to Oberhausen.
In the summer and winter sometimes the are special train to Austria/Italy.
It is the railway station in the city, a safe place but sometimes there can be wanderers hanging around, but they do not bother you.
Road directions
  • Take the N225 to N325 to Emmerich and continue
  • Take the A12 and A3 to the S-Heer Str. / B220 in Emmerich, Germany.
  • Take exit 3 Emmerich from the A3 fllow signs Emmerich.
  • Follow the B8 to the Bahnhofstrasse.

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    Emmerich Bahnhof map co-ordinates
  • Parking
    There is a car park at the station but this is often full.
    Public transport
    From the Netherlands Nijmegen railway station there is 'bus line 52' to Ememrich, the trip take about 1 hour 20 minutes and can cost up to 10.
    There is no direct train connection from the Netherlands and Emmerich. But there is a local RE train from Oberhausen that runs every 30 minutes.

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    There is a little shop in the station where you can buy coffe and sandwiches, 15 minutes walk from the station there is an McDonalds.
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    Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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    Emmerich Bahnhof

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    Emmerich Bahnhof general view map
    Emmerich Bahnhof close up map

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    Emmerich Bahnhof

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    Photographic notes
    You can take pictures from platform 1,2,3, in the morning and afternoon are both good for taking pictures, you can walk allong the station the the DB depot, if you walk there you can ask if you can take pictures, normaly no problem
    From platform 2 you can walk to the car park and go along side the railway lines but take care around here.

    General views - All photographs © Andre Pronk unless otherwise stated
    Fig 1 - Looking east

Fig 1 - Looking east

    Fig 2 - Looking west

Fig 2 - Looking west

    Fig 3 - Looking west

Fig 3 - Looking west

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