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.
|Service type||S-Bahn Rhein-Main (Rapid transit, Commuter rail)|
|First service||28 May 1978|
|Current operator(s)||DB Regio|
|Line(s) used||Taunus Railway, Main-Lahn Railway, Citytunnel Frankfurt, Frankfurt Schlachthof–Hanau, Rodgau Railway|
|Rolling stock||DBAG Class 430|
|Track gauge||1,435 mm (4 ft 8+1⁄2 in) standard gauge|
|Track owner(s)||DB Netz|
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.