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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.
Take the N225 to N325 to Emmerich and continue
Take the A12 and A3 to the S-Heer Str. / B220 in
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
There is a car park at the station but this is often full.
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.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
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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Emmerich Bahnhof general view map
Emmerich Bahnhof close up map
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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
General views - All photographs © Andre Pronk unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking east
Fig 2 - Looking west
Fig 3 - Looking west
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