DB Railway Station - Altmorschen, HE
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MysteriusHide
N 51° 04.039 E 009° 36.641
32U E 542788 N 5657487
Quick Description: This waymark is a railway station on the Frederick William Northern Railway.
Location: Hessen, Germany
Date Posted: 1/5/2021 3:14:31 PM
Waymark Code: WM13M7J
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
Views: 2

Long Description:
"The Bebra–Baunatal-Guntershausen railway is a two-track, electrified main line in the German state of Hesse, connecting Kassel with Bebra [...]. It was originally part of the Friedrich-Wilhelms-Nordbahn ('Frederick William Northern Railway'), which was completed in 1849. It was one of the first railway lines in the Electorate of Hesse and in Germany." (Wikipedia: Bebra–Baunatal-Guntershausen railway)

The track section Bebra–Malsfeld–Guxhagen was opened on August, 29th 1848. Since then, the Altmorschen station is in service. The brick-built structure with a tower has been designed by Julius Eugen Ruhl.

On March, 31st 1988, the ticket desk closed forever and the sidings were cut off. Nowadays, Altmorschen is only a stop for the Cantus trains.
Is the station/depot currently used for railroad purposes?: Yes

Is the station/depot open to the public?: No

If the station/depot is not being used for railroad purposes, what is it currently used for?:
The station building serves as a training centre for intensive care now, and the trains just stop at the platforms.


What rail lines does/did the station/depot serve?: Frederick William Northern Railway Company, DB, Cantus

Station/Depot Web Site: [Web Link]

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