Berlin-Charlottenburg station

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Berlin-Charlottenburg
Station hall
Operations
Category 3
Type Bf
DS100 code BCHB
Station code 0537
Construction and location
Location Berlin
State Berlin
Country Germany
Local authority Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf
Stuttgarter Platz
10627 Berlin
List of railway stations in the Berlin area

Berlin-Charlottenburg is a railway station situated in the Charlottenburg district of Berlin. The station is used by the S5, S7 and S75 lines of the Berlin S-Bahn as well as regional trains operated by Deutsche Bahn.

History[edit]

The station was opened as the western endpoint of the Stadtbahn line on February 7, 1882. The old station hall was damaged in World War II and repaired after the war. When the nearby Wilmersdorfer Straße was converted into a pedestrianised zone, the station hall was demolished and rebuilt, with the replacement opening on July 6, 1971.

Platforms

During the Cold War deployment of British Forces in Berlin the station was the Berlin terminus for the British Military Train ("The Berliner") which carried allied military and diplomatic passengers across the GDR to Braunschweig in West Germany.[1]

The station was the start point of the first BVG operated S-Bahn train on January 9, 1984.

References[edit]

  1. ^ British Military Train Card, retrieved 2007-11-09 
Preceding station   Berlin S-Bahn   Following station
toward Spandau
S5
toward Potsdam Hbf
S7
toward Ahrensfelde
toward Spandau
S75
toward Wartenberg

Coordinates: 52°30′17″N 13°18′12″E / 52.50472°N 13.30333°E / 52.50472; 13.30333