U-Bahn replaced with buses next week

Due to work taking place on the line, the U-Bahn U3 will be replaced with buses for the next two weeks.

From Monday, 13th August until Sunday, 26th August (2018) the rails at “Oberursel Bahnhof” are being replaced, so the trains will not be running between “Hohemark” and “Weißkirchen Ost”.  A replacement bus service will be in operation, with buses running every 15 minutes in the daytime and every 30 minutes at evenings and weekends.  From Thursday, 23rd August until Sunday, 26th August there are also no trains between “Weißkirchen Ost” and “Niederursel”, so the bus service will be extended to meet trains on the U8 route. [Read more…]

18th Rheingau Wine Festival

The 18th Rheingau Wine Festival in Oberursel is being held between Friday 3rd August and Sunday 5th August 2018 on the Marktplatz.

Many of the vineyards at the festival will be familiar to those who have been before, as they have been coming for a number of years and often have their stands in the same place each year.

Visitors can expect to find selected Riesling and Spätburgunder (Pinot Noir) wines from towns such as Lorch, Hattenheim, Hochheim, Giesenheim, Erbach, Johannisberg and Oestrich-Winkel.

There will also be a variety of food on offer, including Flammkuchen (Tarte Flambee) and (Zwiebelkuchen) Onion cake.

The festival will be officially opened on Friday evening at 6.30pm. [Read more…]

Roads closed, trains and buses cancelled on 1st May

With the cycle race “Rund um den Finanzplatz Eschborn-Frankfurt” taking place in Oberursel on Tuesday, 1st May, 2018, a number of roads will be closed with changes to public transport services as well.

The following roads will be closed between approximately 9am until 2pm: [Read more…]

S-Bahn S5 replaced by buses at weekend

The S-Bahn S5 will be replaced by a bus service from Friday, 29th September, 8pm until Wednesday, 4th October, 2017, 2.30am between Oberursel and Friedrichsdorf.

The buses will be running every 15 minutes starting from a bus stop in the Lenaustraße.  That is on the Bommersheim side of the station and should not be confused with the normal bus stops!

The Lenaustraße will be temporarily made one-way it will not be possible to park there.

Road closed in Bommersheim, buses diverted

Work started today (Monday, 21st August, 2017) in the road “An der Friedenslinde” in Bommersheim and is set continue until the end of March 2018.

The road and pavements are being re-surfaced and the level of the bus stops adjusted to allow step-free access to the buses.

While the work is going on, bus routes 42, 46, 47 and 49 are being diverted.  The stops “An der Friedenslinde”, “Kalbacher Straße” and “Goldackerweg” cannot be serviced, instead the buses will travel along the Lange Straße and will stop at the Burgstraße on both directions, the Goldackerweg travelling into Oberursel and “Im Ölgarten” when travelling towards Weißkirchen.

 

17th Rheingau Wine Festival

The 17th Rheingau Wine Festival in Oberursel is being held between Friday 4th August and Sunday 6th August 2017 on the Marktplatz.

Many of the vineyards at the festival will be familiar to those who have been before, as they have been coming for a number of years and often have their stands in the same place each year.

Visitors can expect to find selected Riesling and Spätburgunder (Pinot Noir) wines from towns such as Lorch, Hattenheim, Hochheim, Giesenheim, Erbach, Johannisberg and Oestrich-Winkel.

There will also be a variety of food on offer, including Flammkuchen (Tarte Flambee) and (Zwiebelkuchen) Onion cake.

The festival will be officially opened on Friday evening at 6.30pm. [Read more…]

Bus 41 route diverted on Saturday

Due to the Altkönigstraße being closed on Saturday, 8th July, 2017, the bus route 41 will be diverted in both directions.
Between the stops “Im Heidegraben” and the “Homm” roundabout at the junction of the Hohemarkstraße and the Holzweg, the bus will follow route 42 and stop at the bus stops along that route.
The evening bus 45 is not affected.

U-Bahn replaced with buses in Frankfurt in July

Due to work taking place on the line, the U-Bahn U3 will not be able to travel the entire length of the line to Frankfurt-Südbahnhof.

From Saturday, 1st July until Sunday, 16th July, 2017, the U3 will terminate at Heddernheim.  There, a replacement bus service will take passengers to Hügelstraße.  The section between Hügelstraße and Südbahnhof will operate as a shuttle service.

From Monday, 17th July until Sunday, 30th July, 2017, the U3 will terminate Hügelstraße.  A replacement bus service will take passengers to Dornbusch from where the shuttle service will continue to Südbahnhof.

To get to the centre of Frankfurt quicker, it may be better to take the S-Bahn S5 from Oberursel.  To reach some parts of the city, a better alternative may be to change to the U9 in Niederursel, travel to Ginnheim, and then take the tram line 16.

 

Roads closed, trains and buses cancelled on 1st May

With both the cycle race “Rund um den Finanzplatz Eschborn-Frankfurt” taking place in Oberursel on Monday, 1st May, 2017, a number of roads will be closed with changes to public transport services as well.

The following roads will be closed between approximately 9am until 2pm: [Read more…]

Bus routes diverted next week

Due to the roadworks taking place at the junction of the Zimmersmühlenweg and Frankfurter Landstraße, the buses in Oberursel will be diverted to avoid the area as follows from Monday 24th to Saturday, 29th April (2017): [Read more…]

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