The trains to the Baltic Sea have always been full, since the launch of the nine-euro ticket they have been overcrowded. That is why Odeg (Ostdeutsche Eisenbahn GmbH) is now offering additional trains via Angermünde, Pasewalk, Greifswald to Stralsund on the weekends until the end of August.

On Saturdays the train leaves the Südkreuz at around 7 or 8 a.m. and on Sundays shortly after 8 a.m. The times vary depending on the date, the exact times are stored in the electronic timetable information, for example the DB app.

In Stralsund, the trains start at 4:45 p.m. on Saturdays and at 6:57 p.m. on Sundays. The additional trains trade as RE2, although actually the RE3 is reinforced.

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However, there are individual weekends when the trains do not run: the Saturday service towards the Baltic Sea is canceled on July 16 and August 20, the Sunday train on August 21.

The private Odeg operates the RE lines 2 and 4 on behalf of the Verkehrsverbund Berlin-Brandenburg (VBB). Now it is helping Deutsche Bahn AG, which runs the normal trains on lines 3 and 5.