Friedrichshafen Stadt station is the largest railway station of the city of Friedrichshafen on Lake Constance and a railway junction in the German state of Baden-Württemberg. It has five tracks and is classified by Deutsche Bahn as a category 3 station. Each day it is used by about 160 trains operated by Deutsche Bahn and the Bodensee-Oberschwaben-Bahn . Württemberg Southern Railway from Ulm ends at the station, where it meets the Lake Constance Belt Railway. Another major railway station in the city, Friedrichshafen Hafen station , which is operated as part of Friedrichshafen Stadt station, was used until 1976 for loading and unloading carriages on the Lake Constance train ferry to Romanshorn in Switzerland.
Friedrichshafen Stadt station is located in the northwest of the city of Friedrichshafen. The station building is south of the tracks and its address is Stadtbahnhof 1. South of the station building, Bahnhofplatz extends from the bus station to Friedrichstraße, which links the station to the city centre. On the south side of Friedrichstrasse is the town park, which runs along the banks of Lake Constance, which is about 200 metres from the station. North of the station are Eugenstraße and Franziskusplatz. Local highway K7739 , runs through a tunnel under the tracks to the east of the station. Olgastraße crosses the tracks over a level crossing to the west of the station.
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