Main Train Station, Berlin

Central Station
The Berlin Hauptbahnhof is a tower station, which has been in its current form since the 26.05.2006, the day of its opening. The actual historical building is the train station, which was opened in 1871.

Berlin railway junction

Due to its location, which was in the 19th As the only railway hub in the entire area of Berlin, it quickly became an expansion and a significant gain.

The quality of the railway network, which will be in Berlin for the next decades. century, clarified the fact that this complex was considered one of the most exemplary in the world.

Start of Construction 1995

The building for today’s Berlin Hauptbahnhof began in 1995. This includes 3 new tunnels under the river Spree and 4 huge tubes, in which both regional and Fernverehrzüge find their place.

Animal Garden Tunnel

Furthermore, the so-called “Tiergarten Tunnel” was created, which is ventilated by a tower in the station itself.

According to estimates, 1 billion euro construction costs

The total construction costs of the work lasting over a decade are estimated to be 1 billion euros. This surpassed the original estimates, which were actually below half the actual costs.

Even subsequent changes in the design concept, such as the shortening of the west-east roof, did not change this fact any more.

Modern transport hub of the capital

Overall, the Berlin Hauptbahnhof is a modern transport hub of the city, which already has a long history.


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Connection to the following lines of public transport:

Berlin S-Bahn logoS-Bahn:

S5, S7, S75

Berlin U-Bahn logoSubway:

S5, S7, S75

Bus Berlin logoBus:

120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, TXL