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German Railway Station Buildings

Bahnhof Developments in Germany – Neue Deutsche Architektur: Rail Transport Architecture

post updated 23 September 2023

German Railway Station Buildings News

Key Architecture Projects online, alphabetical:

The Bayerischer Bahnhof
Date built: 1842
Design: Christian August Eduard Pötzsch, Architect
Bayerischer Bahnhof
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Bayerischer Bahnhof
The Bayerischer Bahnhof was closed in 2001. Originally built for the Leipzig-Altenburg line of the Sächsisch-Bayerische Staats-Eisenbahn it will eventually connect to the Leipzig S-Bahn. It is due to reopen in 2012.

Berlin Hauptbahnhof central station redevelopment, Berlin
Date built: –
Design: Gerkan, Marg & Partners, Architects
Berlin Hauptbahnhof central station building
photo © Adrian Welch
Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Berlin Hauptbahnhof (Central Station) is the main railway station in Berlin, Germany. It came into full operation in May 2006.

It is located on the site of the historic Lehrter Bahnhof, and on the Berlin S-Bahn suburban railway. The station is operated by DB Station&Service, a subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn AG, and is classified as a Category 1 station, one of 21 in Germany and four in Berlin, the others being Berlin Gesundbrunnen, Berlin Südkreuz and Berlin Ostbahnhof.

The station building has two main levels, for suburban traffic as well as three connecting and business levels. Compared to Raffles Place MRT station and Taipei main station, it is one of the most densely packed stations.

Dresden railway station redevelopment
Date built: –
Design: Foster + Partners, Architects
German railway station building
photo © Adrian Welch
German station building : Stirling Prize 2007 Shortlist
Although not totally destroyed by allied bombing during the infamous Dresden Raids, the station was badly damaged and suffered further from unsympathetic repair and alterations. It is symbolically appropriate that the new work should have been designed by a British practice.
German architecture : RIBA European Award 2007

Düsseldorf railway station
Date built: –
Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof German Railway Station Buildings
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Frankurt Hauptbahnhof – Main Railway Station
Date built: –
Frankurt Hauptbahnhof
Frankfurt Railway Station

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Leipzig Railway Station – Redevelopment
Date built: –
Design: Ian Ritchie Architects
Leipzig Railway Station German Railway Station Buildings
Picture from Ian Ritchie Architects
Leipzig Glass Hall
The glass hall is 244m long, 80m wide and 30m high at the apex – enclosing 350,000m3 – the world’s largest. It includes four separate single storey stone faced buildings for catering, shopping and cloakroom facilities. There is a designated central performance area, and reception, relaxation and meeting areas for conference delegates.

Railway Station building designs

German Railway Station Architecture – no images, alphabetical:

Lehrter Station, Berlin (link above)
Date built: –
Design: Gerkan, Marg & Partners

Location: Germany, western Europe

Architecture in Germany

German Architecture Designs – chronological list

Porsche Museum Stuttgart

More German Railway Station buildings online soon

Stuttgart Stadium

German Stadium Buildings – Football Arena architecture

German Buildings

Kurfuerstendamm 68, 10707 Berlin-Charlottenburg
Architects: tchoban voss
Kurfuerstendamm 68 Berlin
photograph : Klemens Renner
Kurfuerstendamm 68
The Alhambra cinema palace in Berlin-Charlottenburg was built in 1921 according to the plans of the architect Max Bischoff and became known in 1922 as the premiere location of the sound movie.

Railway Architecture

Contemporary Rail Transport Architecture – architectural selection below:

Stockholm Central Station Redevelopment, Sweden
Stockholm Central Station Redevelopment
KCAP + Neutelings Riedijk Architects + Arcadis + Ahrbom & Partner + Landskapslaget + Iterio one of 4 finalists in international tender to redesign Central Station Area of Stockholm, Sweden

Jiaxing Train Station Zhejiang, China
Jiaxing Train Station Zhejiang
MAD Architects unveils their design for Jiaxing’s Train Station in the Forest, China: building construction underway in new green urban center


Buildings / photos for the German Railway Station Architecture – new rail network building design page welcome.