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 closures and railway services

Roadworks sign - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / RedKoalaA number of roadworks and a reduction in railway services is set to affect Oberursel and the surrounding area in the coming weeks.

The main problem for car drivers will probably be the closure of the B456 between the junction with the L3003 (the exit to Oberstedten) and the crossroads in Dornholzhausen.  This section is due to be closed from Friday, 11th July until Sunday, 20th July, 2014.

Not only may local residents expect some noise, as the work will continue at night and the weekends, but there is a local festival (“Kerb”) taking placed in Oberstedten with additional road closures to be expected there as well. [Read more…]

Woman threatened with gun in S-Bahn

A young woman travelling in the S-Bahn S5 on Monday evening (21st January, 2013) was threatened by a man with a gun.

The man, described as athletic, dark skinned, aged between 30 and 40, and approximately between 1.90m and 2.00m tall with dreadlocks, pointed a pistol towards the woman, the reason for which is as yet unknown.  He was wearing a black jacket, a dark coloured wollon hat, beige-coloured shoes and had a sports bag with him.

The incident happened just before the train arrived at the station in Stierstadt at around 9.10pm.  The woman left the train at the station in Oberursel and the man remained on board to travel to Bad Homburg or further.

Police are asking anyone who can help them identify the man to call them on 06171 62400.

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