prize question: Which is the district of Berlin was almost 20 years with the S-Bahn? Spandauer know it yet: Spandau.
in 1980, in September, the former reichsbahn in the GDR, the West had disconnected the Berlin district. 30. In December 1998, today, 20 years ago, drove the first train back to Spandau via West cross "to Berlin". The governing mayor Eberhard Diepgen himself had collected at 12.10 PM and the departure trowel.
preceded by a long dispute about the money and the principle of the thing was gone. In these 18 years, to 1984, the S was taken over railway by the BVG Spandau remained disconnected. Then the wall fell into the tracks to Spandau fell in 1989.water city Spandau: Here are thousands apartment for more images 1 of 28Foto: André Görke06 ads.09.2018 10:29Ach, and a new city on the water, got in the summer of 2018: "Waterkant" (who is not from the lake as much as...Back More
Three S-paths traveled once to Spandau: in addition to the route in the direction of the city railway was also to the North ring over the Prince of Fieberbrunn and of course the Siemens train. All three routes had made the GDR the big bald blow after the railway strike in September 1980 and sealing. There were hardly any passengers in the ancient trains, the GDR took a lot of money to the class enemy, the S-Bahn. Since the strike came just at the right time.
In West-Berlin since September 1980, only a short network. Four years in Spandau, had, with more than 200,000 inhabitants, no fast rail connection. Because the U7, the BVG has reached the beginning of October 1984 Spandau, had to be increased in the Bus: At U-Bahn station Ruhleben, the buses started in the main traffic time minute-by-minute, an escalator shoveled to the masses directly from the path to make dough on the sidewalk.
span duration of the protest
The chip duration of the protests were in the Berlin policy. Because the extension of the U7 was already in construction, since the S-Bahn had not even after the Takeover by the BVG a Chance. The old West Berlin mentality to put a lot of money in U-Bahn-concrete, lived happily ever after. It is a "citizens' initiative Spandauer traffic concerns", the active passenger Association "igeb -" was a booklet published in may of 1984, "Also to the West are railroad tracks".Forgotten S-Bahn: The Siemens railway in pictures more images 1 view 837Foto: Imago/Jürgen Heinrich19.12.2018 09:30Herbst 2018. This Rest - with tracks! - . The bridge of the Siemens railway once led across the river to the S-Bahn ring.Back Next
Two successful citizens ' initiative for the reactivation of the S-Bahn followed. It happened nothing. Spandauer local politicians pointed out that the S-Bahn transit to 1980, only to Spandau old town, but to Staaken. At that time, the major settlements were on the outskirts of the city, such as the falkenhagener feld –still do not have a fast rail connection.
The "200-km-Plan" for the U-Bahn-Expansion of 1977 saw two routes to the falkenhagener field and to Staaken, U1 and U7 should cross Rathaus Spandau. According to magnificent the Station was. The transport historian Jürgen Meyer-Kronthaler called it "The Cathedral of Spandau" with "stone-hardened opulence".
Today we know that the plans came to nothing, the money was thrown out the window. The turn to the East also brought in the far West of the city, the turning point: After the reunification of the Covenant, the S-Bahn network from 1961 largely committed.In the 80s, this saying was on the tracks to Spandau.Photo: Jörn Hasselmann
in 1992, the red-and-yellow trains were already back to Potsdam, Hohen Neuendorf and Blankenfelde on the border of the city. According to Spandau, it took to long for the chip duration. Activists pinselten at the Olympic stadium in big letters, "The railway has to go". Yet over the years, the lettering was to be seen. Only eight years after the turning point, in mid-January 1998, was the chip duration of the course, to Pichel mountain has been opened to the Olympic stadium and Hertha were to reach the S-Bahn, today, 20 years ago, then Spandau.
How will it go further West?
And since then? Since then, discussions about an extension in the direction of the West. Brandenburg called for starr regional rail to bring commuters quickly into the city. Berlin pleaded as well rigid for an S-Bahn to the settlements connect to the border of the city better. Both countries are blocked to each other. Only this year the movement came up with the joint project "i2030" in the matter.
It is said that, by 2020, a decision has to be whether another Track for the S-Bahn or the regional train in the direction of Falkensee/Nauen is built. The oversized U-Spandau train station, a similarly sized remote station, came known to be direct about it.More about
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