The owl and the Bicycle have made peace. 15 years, conservationists and tourism professionals fought to open up the old railway bridge over the Oder in the case of bees, the Werder back – for cyclists. For 15 years it wasn't called that, because on a bridge pillar of an eagle owl breeds. Now the case is solved: The Polish side has made the Plight of the owl is a virtue, and in the case of the EU funding secured.
Now, even a eagle owl is built observation platform. In September, the start of construction on the Polish side, in October, on the German side. Karsten Birkholz, Director of the office of Barnim-Oderbruch, told the daily mirror, for cyclists with the bridge, new routes to discover. According to Polish reports, the bridge in 2021 will be opened, with 3.6 million Euro, the EU is contributing the largest part of the cost.
For two decades, cyclists have to drive on the Oder-Neisse-cycle path – one of the most popular of Germany – in the amount over Wriezen at the abgegitterten bridge. Here is the railway route from Berlin to Wriezen-jädicke village (Godkow) crossed the Or. By the end of the 80s, the building of military strategic reasons, it was maintained, to the times of the GDR to was even a bridge that was no longer needed at the Bornholmer Strasse in Berlin, Or managed and installed, to repair war damage. That is why the bridge looks so uneven.many years ago the Opening of the bridge was promised. Not everyone has believed.Photo: Jörn Hasselmann
Regular trains went in or breakage since the mid-80s in Poland with the track in the ' 90s was shut down. A few years ago a tourist trolley track to save the bridge, which failed due to the owls. These are among the most strictly protected animal species reported to service Director Birkholz. In Brandenburg there is only three to five birds. The bridge on the German side, continue to the Deutsche Bahn, fortunately, says Birkholz. The office would be overwhelmed with the entertainment financially, it is a long-time use contract was concluded.daily mirror people Free
In Germany and Poland route already created a bike path is the old railway. Between Wriezen to the Oder-Neisse-Radweg Bicycle route in the year 2007, between Siekierki and Godkow in the past year. While Brandenburg is doing with the Metal of disused railway lines still hard, invested in the Voivodeship of West Pomerania here is a lot of money. Day-to-day mirror magazine, "Cycling", to be released in April, will imagine, for example, the Track and the bike path from Gryfino to Swobnica, to the Or. In Polish maps to a compound of Swobnica with the track Godkow - Siekierki is already signed – then a round trip is possible.
so Far, there is between the road bridges in Hohenwutzen and Küstrin or no transition. In the magazine "Cycling" of 2018, the daily mirror had presented a bike ride on the other side of the or rupture, in Siekierki passing by the blocked bridge, which operates as a bridge of Europe. From 2021 onwards, many new tours will be possible. The chief of the or rupture of cheers: "The bridge is a Magnet." For the eagle-owls were created in the vicinity by the way, new nesting opportunities, informed the province.More about
Berlin On the trolley to PolandClaus-Dieter Steyer
especially the poles pressure to finally come to a solution. At the signing of the contract in the "Sejm" of the Voivodeship of West Pomerania, all the political leadership took part: the main Marshal Olgierd Geblewicz, Vice-Marshal Jarosław Him. and Governor Marek Subocz.two years Ago, were still tracks in Siekierki, on the Polish side of the bridge. Behind it is a monument for victims of war.Photo: Jörn Hasselmann