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DESCRIPTION
The construction of Nurnmberg metro took place starting from years '60s.
The first metro line (U1) opened in 1972 (Langwasser Sud-Bauernfeindstrasse) and it was extended in 1974, 1975, 1978, 1980, 1982, 1985 and 1998; it currently runs from Langwasser Sud to Hardhohe along a partly underground track. U1 interchanges with U2 and U3 at Plarrer and Hauptbahnhof.
The second line (U2) opened in 1984 (Plarrer-Schweinau) and it was extended in 1986, 1988, 1990, 1993, 1996 and 1997; U2 is operated as a driverless system (automated metro operations) since 2010. It interchanges with metro line U1 (see above) and it shares part of the track with U3 (Plarrer-Rathenauplatz); furthermore, U2 also interchanges with the ground level railway network (at Nordostbahnhof, Hauptbahnhof, Rothenburger Strasse and Schweinau).
A third line (U3, first section Gustav Adolf Strasse-Maxfeld) opened on 15 June 2008; it was extended in 2011 (Maxfeld-Friedrich Ebert Platz) and 2017 (Friedrich Ebert Platz-Nordwestring). U3 is totally automated (driverless system).
(last modified June 26, 2018 )
HISTORY
datesection nameline
01-03-1972Langwasser Sud-BauernfeindstrasseU1
18-06-1974Bauernfeindstrasse-FrankenstrasseU1
23-09-1975Frankenstrasse-AufseßplatzU1
28-01-1978Aufseßplatz-Weißer TurmU1
20-09-1980Weißer Turm-BarenschanzeU1
20-03-1982Barenschanze-JakobinenstrasseU1
07-12-1985Jakobinenstrasse-Furth HauptbahnhofU1
05-12-1998Furth Hauptbahnhof-StadthalleU1
28-01-1984Plarrer-SchweinauU2
27-09-1986Schweinau-RothenbachU2
24-09-1988Plarrer-HauptbahnhofU2
29-09-1990Hauptbahnhof-RathenauplatzU2
22-05-1993Rathenauplatz-SchoppershofU2
27-01-1996Schoppershof-HerrnhutteU2
27-11-1999Herrnhutte-FlughafenU2
02-01-2010beginning of driverless operationsU2
14-06-2008Gustav Adolf Strasse-MaxfeldU3
11-12-2011Maxfeld-Friedrich-Ebert-PlatzU3
22-05-2017Friedrich Ebert Platz-NordwestringU3
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TECHNICAL DATA
Single line length (Km)
U1:18.5
U2:13.2
U3:8.1
Single line stops
U1:27
U2:16
U3:13
Single line avg. distance (km)
U1:0.7
U2:0.9
U3:0.7
Total track length (km)
37.1
Total network stops
48
Avg. stop net distance (km)
0.80
Type
steel wheels
Current/Voltage
750 V DC (third rail)
Guide/gauge
standard gauge rails (1435 mm)
Vehicles builder
U1:--
U2:SIEMENS
U3:SIEMENS
Model
U1:--
U2:DT1,DT2
U3:DT3
Operator
VAG NURNMBERG


(DLM = Driverless Metro)
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