The extensive network of public transport in Zurich, Switzerland’s largest city, includes the usual trams, buses and suburban railways, along with a rack railway and cable car. Another unique feature of Zurich’s network is the S10 line, which climbs 6.5 miles (10km) to an elevation of 2671ft (814m) on the Uetliberg mountain. Opened in 1875… Read More Uetliberg. The S Bahn on the Mountain
33 years ago today the Berlin Wall finally opened. There’s been a huge amount written about the main events, so I won’t go into them here. Instead the focus is on the “Ghost Stations” (Geisterbahnhöfe) those stations in East Berlin that were closed, but had trains running through them. The three U-Bahn and S-Bahn lines… Read More The Ghost Stations of Berlin
Elbbrücken is the newest station on the Hamburg U-Bahn (metro) network. Opened in December 2018 it will soon be joined by a station of the same name on the S-Bahn (overground suburban railway) These titles are not strictly accurate as both systems have sections above and below ground… The S-Bahn station is still under construction… Read More Elbbrücken – Hamburg’s newest station.