Expansion of services.

Network extensions since inauguration.

  • 1990: Inauguration of S-Bahn and ZVV
    • 380 km S-Bahn network
    • new section of track from Hardbrücke to Stettbach via Zurich HB and Stadelhofen
  • 1993: Launch of the S3 line
    • S3 and S12 combined bring a quarter-hourly service to the Limmattal
  • 1996: Half-hourly service introduced on the S3 from Zurich to Wetzikon
  • 1997: Opening of double-track line Zurich Seebach–Regensdorf-Watt
    • trains every 30 minutes between Regensdorf-Watt and Zurich
    • core S-Bahn network operating an integrated half-hourly clockface service
  • 1999: 2nd phase of Zurich S-Bahn upgrades commissioned
    • S7 accelerated (non-stop service between Meilen and Stadelhofen)
    • S6 extended from Tiefenbrunnen to Uetikon
    • S16 Herrliberg-Feldmeilen services extended to Zurich Airport
  • 2003:
    • Services on four all-night S-Bahn lines ("SN lines") are inaugurated, joining 32 nighttime bus services in ZVV’s new night-time network.
    • Additional peak-time trains are introduced on several S-Bahn lines to meet the strong growth in demand.
    • S-Bahn services on the right bank of Lake Zurich also operate a workday timetable at weekends – a major step towards providing a uniform day-long service for this part of the Zurich region.
    • Thurbo AG, Kreuzlingen, commences operations, running the S22, S29, S30, S33, S35 and S41 lines. SBB retains market responsibility for ZVV.
  • 2004: S-Bahn platforms at Sihlpost (S2, S8, S14, S21, S24) taken into service
  • 2005: Services increased as part of third phase of expansion:
    • SN8: new Zurich–Lachen night service
    • S2: half-hourly service to Ziegelbrücke
    • S3: hourly service to Aarau
    • S24: half-hourly service to Horgen Oberdorf
    • S30: half-hourly service from Winterthur to Weinfelden
  • 2006:
    • S35: half-hourly service from Winterthur to Wil
    • SN3: new Zurich–Brugg (AG) night service
    • Standardisation of Zurich–Meilen–Rapperswil service (right bank of Lake Zurich)
    • Phased introduction of 61 of the latest-generation double-deck multiple unit trains (DTZ) as of 2006
  • 2007:
    • S15 (new): twice-hourly service from Affoltern a.A. to Rapperswil via Zurich and Uster
    • S16: hourly service from Zurich Airport to Schaffhausen via Winterthur
    • S41: half-hourly service from Winterthur to Bülach
    • Thurbo AG takes over S26 line from SBB
  • 2008:
    • S6: half-hourly service to Otelfingen
    • S8: hourly service from Winterthur to Weinfelden
    • Expansion of SN lines
  • 2009: Services extended in the evening and at weekends
  • 2014:
    • Opening of the second through station. First stage was the expansion of the increased offerings for the 4th expansion.
    • Shortened travel times and a new timetable con­cept for the left bank of Lake Zurich.
  • 2016:
    • Opening of the Zurich cross-city link and platforms 7 and 8 at Zurich Oerlikon. Second stage of the increased offerings for the 4th expansion.
    • S19: new route on a half hour schedule, Pfäffikon ZH–Zürich Oerlikon–Zürich HB–Dietikon.
    • S20: new route on a half hour schedule during the rush hour time Stäfa– Küsnacht–Zürich HB.
    • S21: new route on a half hour schedule during the rush hour time Regensdorf- Watt–Zürich HB.
  • 2019:
    • Third stage of the increased offerings for the 4th expansion. New through station in region of Winterthur.
    • S11: Aarau–Dietikon–Zürich HB–Winterthur–Seuzach/Wila.
    • S12: runs new every hour to Schaffhausen and Wil

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