Unter den Linden (Berlin U-Bahn)

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Unter den Linden
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Station "Unter den Linden"
Location Mitte
Berlin
Germany
Coordinates 52°31′01″N13°23′20″E / 52.5170°N 13.3889°E / 52.5170; 13.3889 Coordinates: 52°31′01″N13°23′20″E / 52.5170°N 13.3889°E / 52.5170; 13.3889
Operated by U-Bahn
Line(s)
Platforms2 [1]
Tracks2 (U5) + 2 (U6)
Construction
Structure typeUnderground [1]
Platform levels3 [1]
ArchitectIngrid Hentschel
Axel Oestreich
History
Opened4 December 2020;5 months ago (2020-12-04)
Services
Preceding station  Berlin U-Bahn  Following station
towards  Hauptbahnhof
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towards  Hönow
towards  Alt-Tegel
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towards  Alt-Mariendorf
Unter den Linden (Berlin U-Bahn)
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Unter den Linden is a U-Bahn station in the central Mitte district of Berlin, at the intersection of the Unter den Linden boulevard and Friedrichstraße. It is an interchange station between the extended U5 and U6 U-Bahn lines. [2]

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Overview

The U5 extension from Alexanderplatz to the newer Berlin U55.svg at Brandenburger Tor forms a line crossing the historic city centre to the Berlin Hauptbahnhof terminus. Construction of the Unter den Linden station began on 1 July 2012 necessitating a break in service on the Berlin U6.svg line. The Berlin U5.svg extension opened in 2020, but work on the Berlin U6.svg line was already completed in October 2013.

The new T-shaped transfer station replaces the Berlin U6.svg station at Französische Straße, located a little further to the south on Friedrichstraße, which has been closed. The Berlin U5.svg platform crosses beneath the existing Berlin U6.svg tracks, accessible from the central reservation of Unter den Linden and the Friedrichstraße sidewalks.

The new station is completely separate from the station which used to be called "Unter den Linden" from 1936 until 2009, and is now called Brandenburger Tor.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Unter den Linden". Projekt U5. Projektrealisierungs GmbH U5. Retrieved 19 March 2017.
  2. "This is information on the U55 - part of the U5 extension". Archived from the original on 2012-03-10. Retrieved 2012-07-01.

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