Ulm Hauptbahnhof
is the Hauptbahnhof or central railway station for the city of Ulm
Ulm is a city in the federal German state of Baden-Württemberg, situated on the River Danube. The city, whose population is estimated at 120,000 , forms an urban district of its own and is the administrative seat of the Alb-Donau district. Ulm, founded around 850, is rich in history and...

, which lies on the Danube
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, on the border of the German
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 states of Baden-Württemberg
Baden-Württemberg is one of the 16 states of Germany. Baden-Württemberg is in the southwestern part of the country to the east of the Upper Rhine, and is the third largest in both area and population of Germany's sixteen states, with an area of and 10.7 million inhabitants...

 and Bavaria
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. It is on ICE
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 line from Stuttgart
Stuttgart is the capital of the state of Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. The sixth-largest city in Germany, Stuttgart has a population of 600,038 while the metropolitan area has a population of 5.3 million ....

 to Munich
Munich The city's motto is "" . Before 2006, it was "Weltstadt mit Herz" . Its native name, , is derived from the Old High German Munichen, meaning "by the monks' place". The city's name derives from the monks of the Benedictine order who founded the city; hence the monk depicted on the city's coat...

 and the Paris
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 Magistrale for Europe
Magistrale for Europe
The Magistrale for Europe is a Trans-European Networks project for the creation of a high-speed railway line between Paris and Budapest. It TEN project No. 17 , and is already under way.....

 line that is supported by the European Union
European Union
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 as part of its Trans-European Networks
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. European cities, including Amsterdam
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, Paris
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 and Vienna
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 can be reached without transferring trains.

The line between Stuttgart, Ulm and Munich is planned to be rebuilt as the Stuttgart–Augsburg new and upgraded line
Stuttgart–Augsburg new and upgraded line
Stuttgart–Augsburg new and upgraded line is a proposed German railway project.The 2003 federal transport plan included it as an urgent project. It includes a new high-speed line between Stuttgart and Ulm with a maximum speed of 250 km/h, parallel to the existing Stuttgart–Ulm line and an upgraded...

. This includes a new high-speed line from Stuttgart to Ulm (Wendlingen-Ulm high-speed line), the reconstruction of the line from Ulm to Augsburg
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 to allow a maximum speed of 200 km/h, reconstruction of the Danube bridge and replacement of the Neu-Ulm
Neu-Ulm is a town in Bavaria, capital of the Neu-Ulm district. Neighbouring towns include Ulm, Senden, Pfaffenhofen an der Roth, Holzheim, Nersingen and Elchingen. The population is 51,110 .-History:...

 station with a new underground station (Neu-Ulm 21). The new Danube Bridge and the underground Neu-Ulm station were completed in mid 2007.

Ulm station is a major railway junction and has 14 platforms, of which six are terminating platforms. The following lines meet in Ulm:
  • Fils Valley Railway: Ulm–Geislingen–Göppingen–Plochingen–Stuttgart
  • Ulm–Munich line: Ulm–Augsburg–Munich
  • Württemberg Southern Railway: Ulm–Biberach an der Riß–Aulendorf–Ravensburg–Friedrichshafen (part of the Schwäbische Eisenbahn)
  • Danube Valley Railway (Baden-Württemberg)
    Danube Valley Railway (Baden-Württemberg)
    The Danube Valley Railway in Baden-Württemberg in south-western Germany is a 164-kilometer-long railway running from the city of Ulm to Donaueschingen, which is largely single-tracked and for the most part not electrified...

     (Donautalbahn): Ulm–Ehingen (Donau)–Sigmaringen–Tuttlingen–Donaueschingen
  • Iller Valley Railway
    Iller Valley Railway
    The Iller Valley Railway , route no. KBS 975 is a non-electrified, single-tracked line running from Ulm via Memmingen and Kempten im Allgäu to Oberstdorf in southern Germany, the section from Kempten to Immenstadt being shared with the Allgäu Railway....

     (Illertalbahn): Ulm–Memmingen–Kempten–Oberstdorf
  • Danube Valley Railway (Bavaria)
    Danube Valley Railway (Bavaria)
    The Danube Valley Railway in Bavaria in southern Germany is the railway line that runs from Regensburg via Ingolstadt and Donauwörth to Ulm, just over the Bavarian border in Baden-Württemberg....

     (Donautalbahn): Ulm–Donauwörth–Ingolstadt–Regensburg
  • Brenz Railway
    Brenz Railway
    The Brenz Railway , also called the Brenz Valley Railway , is a single-tracked, non-electrified main line from Aalen to Ulm in southern Germany...

     (Brenzbahn): Ulm–Heidenheim–Aalen



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