Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Berlin - Friedrichshain / Am Ostbahnhof ...

... map Ostbahnhof ...

... in 2002, little remains of the 1980s structure except
for an administrative block, some façade elements,
and parts of the platform structure...
source: en.wikipedia.org

... reception hall (2007)
designed by Architekturbüro Gewers/Kühn&Kühn ...


the station has been known by several names
over its 160-year history ...
1842-1881: Frankfurter Bahnhof
1881-1950 :Schlesischer Bahnhof
1950-1987: Ostbahnhof
1987-1989: Hauptbahnhof
1989 . : Ostbahnhof
source: en.wikipedia.org

... train hall, the Ostbahnhof still remains an important
station
for the eastern parts of Berlin ...
source: en.wikipedia.org

... there will be no stop at Ostkreuz station ...

... workers discovered a 250 kg. german World War II
bomb
with russian detonator at Ostkreuz station ...
source: Berliner Zeitung

... looking east from an S-Bahn platform ...

... S3 S-Bahn - Westkreuz / Erkner ...

... Water tower by the Ostkreuz / East Cross railway
station Berlin Friedrichshain
...
... The large dark-colored tower was built to store water
for steam trains previously running on these lines ...

source: en.wikipedia.org

Berlin Ostbahnhof /Berlin East Railway station ... (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org
... The station opened in 1842 as Frankfurter Bahnhof as
the terminus of the 100-km railway to Frankfurt (Oder) ...

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