26 minutes on the mainschleifenbahn from volkach to wurzburg. The optimism of being able to achieve this goal in the near future was still high less than a year ago. In the meantime, the proponents of the line between astheim and seligenstadt have become very disillusioned. The demand study, which was supposed to open the way to the german rail network and the direction of wurzburg, has been stuck for months – at the bavarian railroad company (BEG).
The direct connection to wurzburg seemed close for once. In november 2016, the CSU member of the state parliament otto hunnerkopf explained during a press interview that the ministry of the interior had awarded the contract for the demand forecast (potential analysis). The result will be available in spring 2017. Hoped-for result of the forecast was 1000 passengers per day. This would be the minimum requirement for a revival of the line.