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Rhine-Ruhr



The Rhein-Ruhr metropolitan area consists of about 20 cities and 100 towns in Germany's west, connected by about 20 metro tram lines, 12 commuter train (S-Bahn) lines and several regional express lines. The photos below are ordered along a tour through the cities, starting in the northeast and ending in the south. Last update to this page: 25 April 2007.

Dortmund
Bochum
Gelsenkirchen
Essen
Mülheim
Oberhausen
Duisburg
Düsseldorf
Wuppertal
Cologne
Bonn

Polizeipräsidium

City of Dortmund, line U46.

Lohring

City of Bochum, lines 302, 310.

Lohring

City of Bochum, lines 302, 310.

Lohring

City of Bochum, lines 302, 310.

Rathaus (Süd)

City of Bochum, lines 302, 310.

Rathaus (Süd)

City of Bochum, lines 302, 310. The illuminated walls change light through all the colours of the rainbow almost unnoticable.

Rathaus (Süd)

City of Bochum, lines 302, 310. Walls are made of pieces of glass.

Bochumer Verein

City of Bochum, lines 302, 310. Concourse.

Bochumer Verein

City of Bochum, lines 302, 310. The walls change their colours here intelligently: Normally blue, red when a train approaches, white whilst a train is in the station.

Deutsches Bergbaumuseum

City of Bochum, line U35.

Bergwerk Consolidation

City of Gelsenkirchen, line 301.

Messe-Ost/Gruga

City of Essen, line U11. Concourse level.

Messe-Ost/Gruga

City of Essen, line U11.

Essen Hbf.

City of Essen.

Kaiser-Wilhelm-Park

City of Essen, lines U11, U17.

Kaiser-Wilhelm-Park

City of Essen, lines U11, U17. Wall detail.

Altenessen Mitte

City of Essen, lines U11, U17.

Altenessen Mitte

City of Essen, lines U11, U17. Wall detail.

Karlsplatz

City of Essen, lines U11, U17.

Mülheim Stadtmitte

City of Mülheim, lines 102, 901.

Mülheim Stadtmitte

City of Mülheim, line 102, 901.

Schloß Broich

City of Mülheim, lines 102, 901. Entrance.

Schloß Broich

City of Mülheim, lines 102, 901. Escalators.

Schloß Broich

City of Mülheim, lines 102, 901. Elevator shaft.

Schloß Broich

City of Mülheim, lines 102, 901.

Schloß Broich

City of Mülheim, lines 102, 901.

Neue Mitte Oberhausen

City of Oberhausen. Combined tram and bus station.

Meiderich

City of Duisburg, line U79.

Auf dem Damm

City of Duisburg, line U79.

Duissern

City of Duisburg, line U79. Concourse level.

Duissern

City of Duisburg, line U79.

Duisburg Hbf.

City of Duisburg.

Düsseldorf International Airport

Between the cities of Duisburg and Düsseldorf. Suspended people mover connects several airport terminals with two S-Bahn stations.

Oststraße

City of Düsseldorf, lines U74-U79. Several older underground stations in Düsseldorf look like this.

Type B Train Interior

This train running on line U79.

Oberbilker Markt

City of Düsseldorf, lines U74, U77, U79. Several newer underground stations in Düsseldorf look like this.

Kaiserslauterner Straße

City of Düsseldorf, lines U74, U77, U79.

Zoo/Stadion

City of Wuppertal, line 60 (suspended monorail).

Ohligsmühle

City of Wuppertal, line 60 (suspended monorail).

Ohligsmühle

City of Wuppertal, line 60 (suspended monorail).

Ohligsmühle

City of Wuppertal, line 60 (suspended monorail).

Kluse

City of Wuppertal, line 60 (suspended monorail).

Landgericht

City of Wuppertal, line 60 (suspended monorail).

Train over the River

City of Wuppertal, line 60 (suspended monorail). Opposite Loher Brücke station.

Loher Brücke

City of Wuppertal, line 60 (suspended monorail).

Werther Brücke

City of Wuppertal, line 60 (suspended monorail).

Werther Brücke

City of Wuppertal, line 60 (suspended monorail).

Oberbarmen

City of Wuppertal, line 60 (suspended monorail).

Äußere Kanalstraße

City of Cologne (Köln), lines 3, 4.

Leydendeckerstraße

City of Cologne (Köln), lines 3, 4.

Körnerstraße

City of Cologne (Köln), lines 3, 4. Concourse.

Körnerstraße

City of Cologne (Köln), lines 3, 4.

Piusstraße

City of Cologne (Köln), lines 3, 4. Concourse.

Cologne-Bonn Airport

S-Bahn station.

Cologne-Bonn Airport

S-Bahn station.

Bonn Hbf.

City of Bonn. On the walls are references to subways of the world.

Juridicum

City of Bonn, lines 16, 63, 66.

Bundesrechnungshof/Auswärtiges Amt

City of Bonn, lines 16, 63, 66.

Platz der Vereinten Nationen

City of Bonn, lines 16, 63, 66.

Platz der Vereinten Nationen

City of Bonn, lines 16, 63, 66.

Hochkreuz

City of Bonn, lines 16, 63.

Bad Godesberg Bahnhof

City of Bonn, lines 16, 63.

Bad Godesberg Stadthalle

City of Bonn, lines 16, 63.


All photos ©2005, 2006 M. Rohde.


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