Vienna’s rapid railway system S-Bahn has been in operation since 17 January 1962. From the very beginning, the S-Bahn with its main line from Vienna/Floridsdorf to Vienna/Meidling was designed to connect the surrounding areas of Vienna with the city. This transport policy decision had a far-reaching impact on the development of the entire eastern region.
Vienna’s S-Bahn in figures:
- 89,003 million local transport passengers
- 1,410 local transport trains per day
- 10* S-Bahn lines
- 890 S-Bahn trains per day
* total number of S-Bahn lines in the eastern region (Vienna, Lower Austria, Burgenland); 10 (some cross provincial borders)