U6 Alt-Tegel - Alt-Mariendorf
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Line U6

 

Total length: 19.9 km (17 km underground) - 29 stations

Large-profile line with ~100 m long platforms (6-car trains of F and H stock).

U6 Nordsüdbahn durch MitteLine U6 operates every 5 minutes through the day.

Line U6 was the first large-profile line when it opened in 1923. It runs along Friedrichstraße, Berlin's major north-south axis in the city centre. Initially the former Line C had two southern branches, but the eastern branch from Mehringdamm to Britz-Süd was transferred to the new line U7 in 1966.

As with line U8, the stations in the city centre were skipped between 1961 and 1990, with the exception of Friedrichstraße, which remained open to provide transfer to the West Berlin S-Bahn routes or allow certain pedestrians to cross the border.

In the 1950s and 1960s, line U6 was extended at both ends to become Berlin's busiest north-south line. The northern extension to Tegel includes a 3-station elevated section.

30-01-1923: Hallesches Tor - Stettiner Bahnhof (now Naturkundemuseum)
08-03-1923: Stettiner Bahnhof - Seestraße
19-04-1924: Hallesches Tor - Belle-Alliance-Straße (now Mehringdamm) [- Gneisenaustraße U7]
14-02-1926: Mehringdamm - Kreuzberg (now Platz der Luftbrücke)
10-09-1927: Kreuzberg - Flughafen (now Paradestraße)
22-12-1929: Flughafen - Tempelhof
03-05-1956: Seestraße - Kurt-Schumacher-Platz
31-05-1958: Kurt-Schumacher-Platz - Tegel (now Alt-Tegel)
28-02-1966: Tempelhof - Alt-Mariendorf

 

    STATIONS
 Alt-Tegel S-Bahn

31-05-1958

 

 

U-Bahnhof Alt-Tegel

 Borsigwerke

31-05-1958

 

 

Borsigwerke
 Hozhauser Straße  

31-05-1958

Station on an embankment

 

U-Bahnhof Holzhauser Straße

 Otisstraße

 

31-05-1958

Station on an embankment

 

 

U-Bahnhof Otisstraße

U-Bahnhof Otisstraße

 Scharnweberstraße  

31-05-1958

Station on an embankment

 

U-Bahnhof Scharnweberstraße

U-Bahnhof Scharnweberstraße

 Kurt-Schumacher-Platz

03-05-1956

 

 

U-Bahnhof Kurt-Schumacher-Platz
 Afrikanische Straße

03-05-1956

 

 

U-Bahnhof Afrikanische Straße
 Rehberge

03-05-1956

 

 

U-Bahnhof Rehberge
 Seestraße Tram

08-03-1923

Station with southbound island platform, and northbound side platform (not connected); access to train depot.

 

U-Bahnhof Seestraße
 Leopoldplatz

08-03-1923; rebuilt 1960

Side platforms to provide convenient interchange with line U9, which stops on the lower level.

 

 

U-Bahnhof Leopoldplatz U6
 Wedding

S-Bahn

 

08-03-1923

Access to the S-Bahn from the southern end of the platform via a short walk at street level.

 

 

U-Bahnhof Wedding
 Reinickendorfer Str.

 

08-03-1923

 

 

 

U-Bahnhof Reinickendorfer Straße
 Schwartzkopffstraße

Tram

08-03-1923

Closed 1961-1990

 

U-Bahnhof Schwartzkopffstraße
   Naturkundemuseum

Tram

30-01-1923

Closed 1961-1990

1923: 'Stettiner Bahnhof';
1951: 'Nordbahnhof';
1991-
13 Dec 2009:
'Zinnowitzer Straße'

U-Bahnhof Naturkundemuseum
   Oranienburger Tor Tram

30-01-1923

Closed 1961-1990

 

 

U-Bahnhof Oranienburger Tor
   Friedrichstraße S-Bahn Tram

30-01-1923

 

 

U-Bahnhof Friedrichstraße U6

U-Bahnhof Friedrichstraße

   Französische Straße  

30-01-1923

Closed 1961-1990

To be replaced by a new station called 'Unter den Linden' in 2019 to provide transfer to the then extended line U5.

 

U-Bahnhof Französische Straße
   Stadtmitte

30-01-1923

Closed 1961-1990

Long and narrow transfer corridor between lines U2 and U6, known as the 'mouse tunnel'.

 

U-Bahnhof Stadtmitte U6
   Kochstraße  

30-01-1923

 

 

U-Bahnhof Kochstraße
   Hallesches Tor

30-01-1923

 

 

U-Bahnhof Hallesches Tor
   Mehringdamm

19-04-1924, rebuilt 1966

 

 

U-Bahnhof Mehringdamm
   Platz der Luftbrücke  

14-02-1926

 

 

U-Bahnhof Platz der Luftbrücke

U-Bahnhof Platz der Luftbrücke

   Paradestraße

10-09-1927

U-Bahnhof Paradestraße
   Tempelhof S-Bahn

22-12-1929

 

U-Bahnhof Tempelhof
   Alt-Tempelhof  

28-02-1966

 

U-Bahnhof Alt-Tempelhof
   Kaiserin-Augusta-Str.  

28-02-1966

 

U-Bahnhof Kaiserin-Augusta-Straße

   Ullsteinstraße

28-02-1966

Station located below road bridge across the Teltow Canal.

U-Bahnhof Ullsteinstraße
   Westphalweg  

28-02-1966

 

U-Bahnhof Westphalweg
   Alt-Mariendorf

28-02-1966

 

U-Bahnhof Alt-Mariendorf

U-Bahnhof Alt-Mariendorf

Das Buch zur U6:

U6 Nordsüdbahn durch Mitte


 

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