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S1 (Rhine-Main S-Bahn)

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The S1 service of the S-Bahn Rhein-Main system bearing the KBS (German scheduled railway route) number 645.1 is an important railway connection running east–west. It operates between the Hesse state capital Wiesbaden and the southern Offenbach rural district serving the densely populated area along the Main river.

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S1 in Hochheim, bound for Wiesbaden
Service typeS-Bahn Rhein-Main (Rapid transit, Commuter rail)
LocaleFrankfurt Rhine-Main
First service28 May 1978 (1978-05-28)
Current operator(s)DB Regio
TerminiWiesbaden Hauptbahnhof
Rödermark-Ober Roden
Line(s) usedTaunus Railway, Main-Lahn Railway, Citytunnel Frankfurt, Frankfurt Schlachthof–Hanau, Rodgau Railway
Rolling stockDBAG Class 430
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 in) standard gauge
ElectrificationOverhead line
Track owner(s)DB Netz
Timetable number(s)645.1

With a route length of over 70 km (43 mi), 30 stations and a journey time of 87 minutes, it is the longest S-Bahn service in the Rhine-Main area. The average speed of travel is about 49.72 km/h (30.9 mph) and a station distance of about 2 km (1.2 mi).

Usually DBAG Class 423 railcars are used on this service. Its predecessor class 420 is only used for shortened shuttle services.