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General Information

Beginning of works: 7 April 2015
Completion: 6 December 2018
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Gridshell
Function / usage: Grade-level metro or light rail station
Material: Steel structure

Awards and Distinctions

2020 Honorable Mention  
2019 entry  


Location: , ,
Part of:
Connects to: Elbbrücke Station Skywalk (2019)
Coordinates: 53° 32' 6.83" N    10° 1' 24.87" E
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Technical Information


number of tracks 2
station platforms length 130 m
number 2


shell steel

Excerpt from Wikipedia

Elbbrücken station (Elbe bridges station) is a public transit terminal station in Hamburg, (Germany) near the railway and road bridges called Elbbrücken leading over the Norderelbe. It consists of two elevated stops, one for the Hamburg U-Bahn underground (opened December 7, 2018), and one for the Hamburg S-Bahn commuter trains. Each stop has two tracks, interlinked by a "skywalk". The station is the terminus of the U4 line of the U-Bahn and will be a new stop on the S3/S31 S-Bahn line. It was built to facilitate a better accessibility for the new HafenCity quarter of Hamburg from the south.

Construction and opening

The U-Bahn station was opened in December 7, 2018. The opening of the S-Bahn stop has been delayed due to problems during construction works. Holes for the foundation could not be drilled as planned because drilling machines partly met resistance at 10 metres below the surface. While the cost for the U-Bahn section was lower than expected – down from 178 million Euro to 145 million, including the tracks from the previous station HafenCity Universität -, the cost for the S-Bahn stop is expected to rise from 43 to 57 million Euro.

Text imported from Wikipedia article "Elbbrücken station" and modified on 23 July 2019 under the CC-BY-SA 3.0 license.


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