Closing the gap on Berlin U5


GERMANY: The board of Berlin transport operator BVG has given the go-ahead for the construction of a 2·2 km underground extension of metro Line U5 between Alexanderplatz and Brandenburger Tor. Opening in 2017, this will integrate the recently-opened 1·5 km U55 shuttle between Brandenburger Tor and Hauptbahnhof into Line U5.

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