S8 (ZVV)
S8 service near Effretikon.
S8 service near Effretikon.
Overview
StatusOperational
LocaleZürich, Switzerland
TerminiWeinfelden
Pfäffikon (SZ)
Stations31
WebsiteZVV (in English)
Service
TypeS-Bahn
SystemZürich S-Bahn
Operator(s)Zürcher Verkehrsverbund (ZVV)
Rolling stockRABe 514 class
Technical
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 in)
S8 service near Felben-Wellhausen.
S8 service near Felben-Wellhausen.

The S8 is a regional railway line of the S-Bahn Zürich on the Zürcher Verkehrsverbund (ZVV), Zürich transportation network, and is one of the network's lines connecting the cantons of Thurgau, Zürich and Schwyz.

Route

The line runs from Weinfelden and heads for the Zürcher Weinland, then it turns around at Zürich Hauptbahnhof and continues on the left shore of Lake Zurich to Pfäffikon (SZ).

The line's overnight service (SN8), operating on weekends after midnight, runs between Zürich HB and Lachen (SZ).

Stations

Rolling stock

Most services are operated with RABe 514 class trains. In the early morning and late evening, Re 450 push-pull sets are also used.

Scheduling

The train frequency on the S8 is usually one train every 30 minutes and the trip takes 113 minutes.

See also

References

Media related to S8 line (Zürich S-Bahn) at Wikimedia Commons