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ca. 2.500 km²
The Erzgebirgsbahn (sometimes abbreviated as EGB) is a German railway company and a Regio-Netz subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn. It operates in the Ore Mountains (German: Erzgebirge) region of southern Saxony, near the towns of Chemnitz and Zwickau.
The company is responsible for maintaining and operating services over five railway lines:Chemnitz – Flöha – Erdmannsdorf-Augustusburg – Hennersdorf (Augustusburg) – Wolkenstein – Annaberg-Buchholz (Zschopau Valley Railway) and Annaberg-Buchholz – Cranzahl – Bärenstein – Vejprty (Vejprty–Annaberg-Buchholz railway) .
Chemnitz – Flöha – Falkenau – Pockau-Lengefeld – Olbernhau/Marienberg; the Flöha Valley Railway.
Chemnitz – Thalheim – Zwönitz – Aue; the Zwönitz Valley Railway.
Zwickau – Aue – Schwarzenberg – Johanngeorgenstadt.
Annaberg-Buchholz – Schwarzenberg.
The company also operates the Augustusburg Cable Railway, a funicular railway that connects Erdmannsdorf-Augustusburg on the Zschopautalbahn with the town of Augustusburg.