Ötztal train station
Ötztal-Bahnhof ( village )
|Pole. District , state||Imst (IM), Tyrol|
|Pole. local community||Haiming|
|Residents of the village||1587 (January 1, 2020)|
|Post Code||6430 Ötztal train station|
|Counting district / district||Haiming-Ötztal (70202 002)|
|Source: STAT : index of places ; BEV : GEONAM ; TIRIS|
Ötztal train station is at Oberinntal at the entrance to the Ötztal , near the confluence of the Ötztaler Ache with the Inn . It is surrounded by the Haiminger Forchet and is about 3 km southwest of the municipality capital Haiming. The hamlet of Riedern also belongs to the village.in the
In 1883 the Ötztal station was opened on the Arlbergbahn . Businesses settled around this and a housing estate developed. The Hotel Ötztaler Hof was opened on Bahnhofplatz as the first larger building. To make it easier for railway and hotel staff and guests to attend Sunday mass, a neo-Gothic Lourdes chapel was built on Bahnhofplatz, which was consecrated in 1914 and looked after by the Haiming parish. As the town grew (1963: 850 inhabitants), the chapel became too small and a new church was built. In 1962 the foundation stone was laid for the new Ötztal-Bahnhof parish church , which was dedicated to St. Joseph the worker was consecrated. The Ötztal-Bahnhof elementary school was also opened in 1964. In 1970 Ötztal-Bahnhof was elevated to a parish and a cemetery was laid out, and in 1971 the Lourdes Chapel on Bahnhofsplatz was demolished.
Transport and infrastructure
Ötztal-Bahnhof is on Tiroler Straße and at the Haiming-Ötztal junction of the Inntal motorway . The Ötztal train station serves as a transfer point to the buses in the Ötztal, which is why not only the S-Bahn trains of the S-Bahn Tirol stop here , but also many long-distance trains.
Due to the size and the distance from the municipality capital Haiming, Ötztal-Bahnhof forms an independent parish, has an elementary school, a volunteer fire brigade and its own club life. Several retail businesses have settled at the intersection of Tiroler Strasse and Ötztalstrasse .
- Statistics Austria: Population on January 1st, 2020 by locality (area status on January 1st, 2020) , ( CSV )
- Chronicle of the Ötztal ( memento of August 8, 2014 in the Internet Archive ), oetztal.at
- Volodymyr Voloshyn, Christine and Erwin Föger: Parish church Ötztal Bahnhof Heiliger Josef der Arbeiter. Church guide, Ötztal-Bahnhof 2014 ( PDF; 57.4 MB )
- Primary school Ötztal-Bahnhof: Chronicle