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Tag Archives: U-Bahn
My first experience of the railways of Europe was at Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof, which happens to the busiest railway station in Germany – and the scale of the station was amazing, with a total of 32 platforms across three levels.
My visit to Vienna was stop number two on my trip across Europe, and only lasted a day and a bit, so I didn’t get much time to look around the city. None the less, here are a few suggested places for a railfan to visit.
I didn’t spend much time in Frankfurt, but I did manage to take a short trip around their underground railway (U-Bahn) network. Along the way I came across what looked like a disused platform, with the only clue being a ‘Feuerwehr Übungstunnel’ sign on the steel gate – so what was it?