Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (Berlin U-Bahn)

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U-Bahn station Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz
Platform view

Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz is a Berlin U-Bahn station located on the U2. It was formerly called Schönhauser Tor and is located at the foot of Schönhauser Allee, at the corner of Torstraße. Built in 1913 and designed by Alfred Grenander, the station bears its original name of "Schönhauser Tor". In 1934 the name was changed to "Horst-Wessel-Platz". After the war in 1945 the name was reverted to its original. In 1950 the name changed again to Luxemburgplatz, then in 1978 to Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz to avoid confusion with the country. The color of the station is yellow.[1]

Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz was named after the German revolutionary communist, Rosa Luxemburg in 1969.

Specifications[edit]

The station is 813 meters from the Alexanderplatz and 595 meters from the Senefelderplatz stations respectively. The central platform is 7.6 meters wide and 110.1 meters long, while the hall is 2.7 meters high. Due to its small depth beneath the pavement of four meters, it is classified as an Unterpflasterbahn Station. Since the station has no lift, it is considered to lack accessibility.

References[edit]

  1. ^ J. Meyer-Kronthaler: Berlins U-Bahnhöfe. be.bra Verlag (1996)
Preceding station   Berlin U-Bahn   Following station
towards Ruhleben
U2
towards Pankow

Coordinates: 52°31′42″N 13°24′37″E / 52.52833°N 13.41028°E / 52.52833; 13.41028