Augsburger Straße (Berlin U-Bahn)

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One of the entries to the station
Platform of the station

Augsburger Straße is a Berlin U-Bahn station on the U3 line. It is located in Charlottenburg under Nürnberger Straße where Augsburger Straße crosses it. Station and street are named for the city of Augsburg.

Augsburger Straße station was built in 1960/61 and opened on May 8, 1961, after the replacement of the Nürnberger Platz station by the new Spichernstraße interchange with the U9 line left too great a distance between stations for centre-city service. It is 491 m north of the Spichernstraße station and 615 m south of Wittenbergplatz.[1]

The station has side platforms with exits at each end and a passenger tunnel under the tracks. The walls are tiled in dark orange or "red-brown".[2] As at Spichernstraße, there is a drop ceiling which causes a powerful draught.[1] There are only steps at the exits and the station is thus inaccessible to the handicapped.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Augsburger Straße, Berliner-Untergrundbahn.de (German)
  2. ^ Ernst Heinrich, F. Mielke, Klaus Konrad Weber, Berlin und seine Bauten, volume 10, part 2, p. 166 (German)

External links[edit]

Preceding station   Berlin U-Bahn   Following station
towards Krumme Lanke
U3
  Arrangement before closure of Nürnberger Platz  
towards Krumme Lanke
U3

Coordinates: 52°30′02″N 13°20′12″E / 52.50056°N 13.33667°E / 52.50056; 13.33667


This article incorporates information from this version of the equivalent article on the German Wikipedia.