Berlin Albrechtshof station
|Location||Spandau, Staaken, Berlin
|Station code||45 |
|DS100 code||BAS |
|Opened||1 April 1943|
|Closed||9 October 1961|
|Electrified|| 14 August 1951 , 750 volts DC system (3rd rail)
main line 28 September 1983 , 15 kV 16 2⁄3 Hz AC system (overhead)
|1945, 24 April - early August||operation interrupted|
|23 May 1993 - 28 May 1995||operation interrupted|
The station is equipped by two outer platforms for passenger service, served only by the local trains RB10 (in 2014: Berlin Hauptbahnhof - Jungfernheide - Nauen) and RB14 (Senftenberg-Nauen). The regional express trains do not call here.
On 5 December 1961 Albrechtshof station was the scene of the successful escape of a Reichsbahn steam-engine driver, who managed to overcome the barriers erected in August that year. As a consequence of the escape of 25 GDR citizens to West-Berlin, 20 metres of track were removed to prevent another breakthrough.
The event was basis for a 1963 film, The Breakthrough.
The station is serves by the following service(s):
- Local services Nauen – Falkensee – Berlin
- Local services Nauen – Falkensee – Berlin – Berlin-Schönefeld Flughafen – Königs Wusterhausen – Senftenberg
|Preceding station||Deutsche Bahn||Following station|
toward Berlin Südkreuz
toward Berlin Schönefeld Flughafen
- "Stationspreisliste 2017" [Station price list 2017] (PDF) (in German). DB Station&Service. 18 November 2016. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
- Eisenbahnatlas Deutschland (German railway atlas) (2009/2010 ed.). Schweers + Wall. 2009. ISBN 978-3-89494-139-0.
- Source: Official train service maps on www.vbbonline.de (see the PDF map "Bahn-Regionalverkehr Berlin und Brandenburg")
- Timetables for Berlin Albrechtshof station (in German)
Media related to Berlin Albrechtshof station at Wikimedia Commons
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