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TODAY IN BERLIN: THE LICHTERFELDE TRAM

On May 12th, 1881 the fast developing company originally registered under the name of Telegraphenbau Anstalt Siemens & Halske presented its latest and, for many one of their most important, invention to the … Continue reading

May 12, 2020 · 3 Comments

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BERLINER HOCHBAHN!

Berlin’s first U-Bahn line, which was, perhaps a bit confusingly, an elevated railway line, built by Siemens and Halske, opened to the public on 18 February 1902 at 5:25 AM. … Continue reading

Feb 15, 2018 · 3 Comments

Protected: TODAY IN BERLIN: FIRST ELECTRIC TRAM IN HISTORY

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Protected: BUILDING THE SUSPENSE or WHY BERLIN HAS NO SCHWEBEBAHN

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Apr 28, 2017 · Enter your password to view comments.

BERLIN´S HOCHBAHN TURNS 115!

After nearly six years of construction and over a decade-long tug-of-war with various authorities, on February 18, 1902 Berlin´s first electric and predominantly elevated city railway opened for service. The … Continue reading

Feb 18, 2017 · 3 Comments

TODAY IN KREUZBERG: APRIL 25th – SCHÖNEBERGER STRASSE

1843 The street connecting Anhalter Strasse Askanischer Platz and Luckenwalder Strasse (next to Gleisdreieck) is given its official, “grown-up” name: Schöneberger Strasse. The name was actually older than the street … Continue reading

Apr 25, 2014

TODAY IN KREUZBERG: JULY 24th – MESSRS SIEMENS AND HALSKE

While the whole world is anxiously waiting for the next edition of the IPhone, IPad or another indecently overpriced electronic gadget, let us go back to the days when running … Continue reading

Jul 30, 2013 · 8 Comments

UP AND AWAY WITH U1: FROM GÖRLITZER BAHNHOF TO KOTTBUSSER TOR

I admit, Kottbusser Tor is my least favourite U1 station. It might even be my least favourite station in Berlin as such. It´s not the station´s fault – the place … Continue reading

Dec 1, 2012

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