Tag Archives: public transport

Berlin public transport map – live view

The regional public transport authority VBB (Verkehrsverbund Berlin-Brandenburg) recently released a ‘live view’ map of Berlin and Brandenburg region. The interactive online tool is basically showing all the live positions of all the different public transport vehicles: buses, trams, S-Bahn- and U-Bahn-Trains and even ferry boats – live – in real time. While this map may […]

S-Bahn replacement shuttle buses

Currently the north-south S-Bahn tunnel between Gesundbrunnen and both Yorckstrasse stations (S1, S2, S25) is closed – and will stay closed until 1:30am on 4 May 2015 (Monday). One of Berlin’s S-Bahn official recommendations is to use ‘Ringbahn’ instead – which might be a good idea if you really want to travel from Gesundbrunnen to […]

Berlin S-Bahn on strike again

The good news first: since today the North-South S-Bahn tunnel is back in operation. The bad news: this week Berlin’s S-Bahn drivers are on strike again. This means that only about 30% of all S-Bahn trains will be operating between Tuesday, May 5th and Sunday, May 10th. During that time period, the ring is closed […]

Berlin S-Bahn strike this week

Again Deutsche Bahn will go on trike this week – and, again Berlin’s public transport provider S-Bahn, owned by Deutsche Bahn, will be affected. Here’s how and when the strike will strike tomorrow (Wednesday, 22nd of April) and the day after (Thursday, 23rd of April). About 30% of regular S-Bahn traffic will run. That means most […]

Additional Free WiFi Hotspots at Berlin U-Bahn Stations

For almost a year Berlin’s public transport provider BVG has been testing a single Free WiFi Hotspot at U-bahn station Osloer Strasse. Finally the company has come to the conclusion, that it seems to be a good idea to provide free wireless internet access at more subway stations across Berlin. The public transport provider has […]

Further developments on Kastanienallee Prenzlauer Berg

Today i discovered this plastic Toilet in Kastanienallee in front of the language school. I suppose it’s indicating that very soon also the lower part of Kastanienallee will be a construction site… The upper part of Kastanienallee has been geavily under construction for quite a while – and it actually still isn’t finished yet. The […]