Mehringdamm (Berlin U-Bahn)

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Mehringdamm
U-Bahn.svg
Cross-platform interchange
Berlin - U-Bahnhof Mehringdamm - Bauzustand 08 2012 (12).jpg
Platform view of Mehringdamm
LocationKreuzberg
Owned byBerliner Verkehrsbetriebe
Operated byBerliner Verkehrsbetriebe
Line(s)Berlin U6.svg Berlin U7.svg
Platforms2 island platforms
Tracks4
Train operatorsBerliner Verkehrsbetriebe
ConnectionsBUS-Logo-BVG.svg
Other information
Fare zoneBerlin A
History
Opened19 April 1924; 94 years ago (1924-04-19)
Services
Preceding station   Berlin U-Bahn   Following station
towards Alt-Tegel
U 6
U 7
towards Rudow
Location
Mehringdamm is located in Berlin
Mehringdamm
Mehringdamm
Location within Berlin

Mehringdamm is a Berlin U-Bahn station located on the U 6 and the U 7.

History[edit]

Structure of subway lines U6 and U7 at Mehringdamm.
The entrance of U-Bahn station Mehringdamm

Opened in 1924 as Belle-Alliance Straße it was built by Grenander and later renovated by Rümmler. The station had received ceiling collapse during the Battle of Berlin.

In 1946 the station was renamed Franz-Mehring-Straße, after the socialist politician.

In 1947, the station received its current name Mehringdamm. Following renovations in 1965, passengers could transfer from the U6 to the U7 on the same platform.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ J. Meyer-Kronthaler: Berlins U-Bahnhöfe. be.bra Verlag (1996)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 52°29′40″N 13°23′19″E / 52.49444°N 13.38861°E / 52.49444; 13.38861