München Karlsplatz station
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München Karlsplatz (Stachus) is an underground S-Bahn and U-Bahn station below the Karlsplatz in central Munich. It is one of the busiest stations in Munich, as it is located at the western end of Munich's Altstadt (Old Town).
The underground facilities were built as part of the S-Bahn tunnel through central Munich in the early 1970s.
The station is divided into five levels.
Level two has a branch of the Stadtsparkasse, a large local bank, as well as ticket counters and eateries.
The third level holds the S-Bahn station with two tracks and three platforms, arranged in the Spanish solution: The island platform is for boarding only and the side platforms are for disembarking. The lines , , , , , and call at this station.
The fourth level allows interchange between the S-Bahn and U-Bahn.
The fifth level holds the U-Bahn station with two tracks and two platforms. Lines and call here, travelling in north-west direction. The station is the deepest in the whole network and also has the longest escalator.
- "Map of the station area, showing S-Bahn, U-Bahn, tram and bus stops" (PDF-Datei; 648 kB) (in German). MVV. Retrieved 16 March 2013.
- "Munich tram network". MVG. Retrieved 20 June 2011.
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- "Munich S-Bahn/U-Bahn line map" (PDF-file; 221 kB). MVV. Retrieved 16 March 2013.
- "Map of the station area, showing S-Bahn, U-Bahn, tram and bus stops" (PDF) (in German). MVV. Retrieved 16 March 2013.
- Florian Schütz. "U-Bahnhof Karlsplatz (Stachus) (U4, U5)" (in German). muenchnerubahn.de. Retrieved 16 March 2013.