Stephansplatz (Hamburg U-Bahn station)

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U-Bahn.svg Stephansplatz
Hamburg U-Bahn station
U-Bahnhof Stephansplatz in Hamburg1.jpg
Location Hamburg
Germany
Coordinates 53°33′31″N 9°59′21″E / 53.5586°N 9.9892°E / 53.5586; 9.9892Coordinates: 53°33′31″N 9°59′21″E / 53.5586°N 9.9892°E / 53.5586; 9.9892
Operated by Hamburger Hochbahn AG
Line(s) U 1
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type underground
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code HHA: SN
History
Opened 2 June 1929; 88 years ago (1929-06-02)
Electrified at opening
Services
Preceding station   Hamburg U-Bahn   Following station
U 1

Stephansplatz station is a metro station served by Hamburg U-Bahn line U1. It is located at Stephansplatz in the Neustadt (New Town) quarter of Hamburg.

History[edit]

The station was opened on 2 June 1929 and refurbished in 1972.[1]

The platform was fully renovated from 2015 to 2016. It was partly heightened to facilitate easier access of disabled persons to the trains. A lift was added and opened on 30 May 2016.[2]

Location[edit]

Stephansplatz is an important junction on the Hamburg Wallring. Within walking distance lie Hamburg Dammtor station, the Messe ground and Congress Center Hamburg.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stephansplatz" (in German). Hamburger-Untergrundbahn.de. Retrieved 17 October 2012. 
  2. ^ U1-Stephansplatz ab sofort barrierefrei, hochbahn.de, 30 May 2016

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