Metro Essen: circuit, photos, description
Metropolitan of the German city of Essen isa system of light rail lines, which, together with the city electric train is part of the single, "Rhein-Ruhr" transport system. This kind of public transportation was designed in the 60s of the last century. For a growing industrial city subway was a great opportunity to reduce the risk of traffic jams and congestion on city streets.
Metro Essen is composed of three active route, the total length is about 22 kilometers. A total of 42 lines open stations, 21 of which are laid underground.
Metropolitan Essen was commissioned inOctober 1967. First of all become a lot more than a mile-long bit, which ran in Zyudfirtel area. His only Saalbau station was the first system of underground transport land North Rhine - Westphalia.
The modern system Metrotram in Essen connects not only urban areas but also in the neighborhood of the city. From Essen city center you can reach the cities of Bures and Mülheim an der Ruhr.
Existing Metro Line Essen have their colorrefer to the Schemes. The very first line, stretching from north to south and has a branch in a westerly direction from the town center is marked in blue. For passengers Essen subway provided an opportunity to direct to other forms of public transport, in particular, tram or bus routes.
Hours Metro Essen
Metrotram Essen starts its work at 4 pmin the morning, when the first passengers to enter the station opened. End of the underground - at midnight. Interval compositions traffic on routes not exceeding 10 minutes during daytime and after eight o'clock, it increases up to an hour. At the weekend, the regular appearance of the train station is one every 15 minutes.