Bad Salzschlirf—Fulda 31 July The relatively sparsely populated areas crossed by the line and the absence of significant long-distance freight traffic meant that the Vogelsberg railway was mainly limited to regional traffic. That meant that single gemünden line was built as a single track line, although various engineering structures were prepared for the building of a second track. In the course of the discussions about connections from Fulda to the new Hanover—Würzburg high-speed railway that were considered in the first half of the s, one option would have connected from Fulda to the new line running north via a two track grade-separated single gemünden east of Unterbimbach on single gemünden Vogelsberg railway.
This work was not supported by Deutsche Bahn and was not implemented. Among other things, the infrastructure would be improved to make it possible to offer an attractive service, despite the limited resources.
Fromthe operations of services would be put to open tender. This work was carried out from 16 April to 1 May together with work on the Alsfeld—Wallenrod section. Class diesel multiple units operated from the late s.
When locomotive-hauled trains were still ran, they were hauled by class or locomotives, but only DMUs have run on the line since the beginning of the millennium.