Liechtenstein - General Information

From EGTRE

Country Name

Liechtenstein, officially the Principality of Liechtenstein

National Railway System

National Railway Operator

The 9.5 km of railway in Liechtenstein is part of the Österreichische Bundesbahnen (ÖBB).

Language

The official language is German. Most citizens speak a dialect that is highly divergent from Standard German but closely related to those dialects spoken in the neighbouring regions of Switzerland and Austria. However, the resident population is about one third foreign-born - primarily German speakers from Germany, Austria and Switzerland but also non-German speaking Swiss, Italians, and Turks.

Currency

Swiss franc. Liechtenstein participates in a customs union with Switzerland.

UIC code

ÖBB: numeric 81; alpha A.

Timetable

See Austria

Maps

See Austria

Infrastructure

See Austria

Gauge

The main line through Liechtenstein is standard gauge.

Electrification

15 kV 16.7 Hz.

Rule of the road

The main line through Liechtenstein is single track.

Distances

See the “Eisenbahnatlas Österreich”.

Other Railways

None.

Tourist Lines

None.

Metro

None.

Trams

Recent and future changes

None.

Special notes

There are three stations in Liechtenstein, served by irregular local trains between Feldkirch and Buchs. However, main line services do not call at these stations.

See also