Berlin-Westend station

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Berlin-Westend
Old and new reception building
Operations
Category 4
Type Hp
DS100 code BWES
Construction and location
Opened 1877
Location Berlin
State Berlin
Country Germany
Local authority Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf
52°31′05″N 13°17′02″E / 52.518°N 13.284°E / 52.518; 13.284
List of railway stations in the Berlin area

Westend is a station in the Charlottenburg district of Berlin. It is located on the Ringbahn circle line, served by the S-Bahn lines S41, S42 and S46. It is named after the Westend locality, which is immediately adjacent to the staion grounds.

Overview[edit]

It is located on Spandauer Damm near Charlottenburg Palace and its gardens, where the Ringbahn railway line runs parallel to the Bundesautobahn 100 (Stadtring). The platform can be reached from a road bridge crossing both the tracks and the motorway.

Old station building, 2008 condition

The station was opened as Charlottenburg-Westend in 1877, then on the area of the independent town of Charlottenburg, where the outward road led to Spandau in the west. From 1884 the installations were significantly extended, when the station comprised a Neo-Renaissance entrance building and four platforms connected by a pedestrian tunnel.

Preceding station   Berlin S-Bahn   Following station
One-way operation
S41
toward Ringbahn (clockwise)
One-way operation
S42
toward Ringbahn (counter-clockwise)
Terminus S46

Coordinates: 52°31′05″N 13°17′04″E / 52.51806°N 13.28444°E / 52.51806; 13.28444