Germany

Munich: 2nd S-Bahn Main Route

At the beginning of April 2011 Bavaria’s minister of transport and the network executive of the Deutsche Bahnen (DB) signed the contract for financing and building the roughly 10 km long 2nd main route for the Munich S-Bahn, costing some 2 m. euros. The 2nd main route for the Munich S-Bahn runs through 2 single-track tunnels, each 7 km in length, which pass through downtown Munich at a depth of down to 40 m. Three new stations are being built beneath the Main Station, the Marienhof and the Ostbahhof with the Laim and Leuchtenbergring stops being upgraded. Initial approval to construct the 2nd...

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