Tag Archives: S-Bahn

Sunny Monday in Mitte

Berlin Mitte TV-Tower

Sunny Monday in Mitte - Photo: T.Bortels/nuBerlin.com

Yes, weather can be nice in March – sometimes. Last Monday it was sunny. And I had the opportunity to go ‘shopping’ in Mitte. The Dircksenstrasse is basically connecting Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt – and there are some shops to visit. And you also have this iconic view to the Berlin TV-Tower. What a great […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

Berlin S-Bahn on strike this weekend

07.11.2014 17:00 The Berlin S-Bahn drivers’ strike still continues – but it seems it will be over soon: media reports that the train drivers’ union announced, the drivers’ strike will end already on Staurday evening, November 8th, 18 o’clock (which  is 6 p.m.). Chances are that later that evening more or less all S-Bahn trains […]

Berlin S-Bahn on strike (again)

Update: blog entry about the currently ongoing S-Bahn strike (Novermber 2014) The german train drivers’ union (GDL) just decided: train drivers will be on strike over the weekend for about 50 hours. And since Berlin’s S-Bahn is part of Germany’s rail company Deutsche Bahn this means that also Berlin’s S-Bahn train drivers will be on […]