News: bridge repair: No S-Bahn traffic via Elbe on Saturday

nine-euro tickets brought significantly more train trips

 nine-euro tickets brought significantly more train trips with the expiry of the nine euro ticket, normal operation has returned in the trains on the German rail network. On the other hand, 44 percent more longer train trips were recorded every day during the offer of June up to and including August than in the comparison period of the pre -crisis year 2019, as the Federal Statistical Office reported on Thursday. The basis is prepared and anonymized cell phone connection data from the Telefonica network.

Before completing a bridge repair, Hamburg S-Bahn traffic via the Elbe will be completely interrupted on Saturday for 24 hours. From 1:00 a.m. on Saturday until 1.00 a.m. on Sunday morning, single-track commuting will also be will be out every 20 minutes. "Despite the port birthday, we want to carry out the work in order to be able to offer regular S-Bahn traffic as quickly as possible," said Deutsche Bahn. From Monday, the trains of the lines S3 and S31 between the Hammerbrook and Wilhelmsburg stop are to run again in the usual five-minute cycle.

Eine S-Bahn steht am Gleis im Hauptbahnhof. © Christian Charisius/dpa/Archive picture An S-Bahn is at the track in the main train station.

On Saturday, passengers have to switch to rail replacement traffic or regional trains. Owners of Time Cards of the Hamburg Transport Association (HVV) can also use the long -distance trains between the main train station and Harburg.

On August 8th, a truck driver stopped under the railway bridge on the Norderelbe when he noticed a fire on his vehicle. Nobody was injured in the fire, but at the steel girders of the bridge and at the platform of the Elbbrücken station towards the main train station, greater damage was caused.

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© AP - Pauline Billard The damage in the coastal regions of eastern Canada after the passage of the post -Tropical Fiona storm which was snatched several houses Earth. The post-topea storm Fiona left her devastation batch behind her by touching the ground in eastern Canada very early on Saturday morning. Hundreds of thousands of subscribers are still lacking in electricity while the inhabitants whose houses have been damaged by the very strong winds and the torrential rains begin cleaning.

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