The station Rheinfelden is a station of the Swiss Federal Railways in Rheinfelden in the canton of Aargau. It was opened in 1875 and is located on the Bözbergstrecke (Basel-Brugg-Zurich).Rheinfelden was already connected to the railway network on February 4, 1856, but on the German side. At that time, the first section of the elevated Rhine line between Basel Badischer Bahnhof and Bad Säckingen was opened. For the development of the up-and-coming spa town of Rheinfelden, the Grand Ducal Badische Staats-Eisenbahn near the northern bridgehead of the Old Rhine Bridge put the station near Rheinfelden into operation. At that time the area was almost uninhabited, the city of Rheinfelden (Baden) was only four decades later. As a railway connection on Swiss side was still missing, formed in 1869 a committee for the construction of the Bözberg route from Basel to Brugg; The city subscribed bonds in the amount of 500,000 francs. Construction began in 1871 as a joint project of the Swiss Central Railway and the Swiss Northeast Railway. After four years of construction, route and station were opened on 2 August 1875. The station put a new development focus southwest of the old town and promoted the development of local industry. The breweries "Salmenbräu" and "Feldschlösschen" received in 1885 and 1889 own sidings.
February 25, 2017
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