01 August 2009

U1 - OEZ

This is the first in a series of images freom the Munich U-Bahn system. 'Olympia-Einkaufszentrum' is the end of the line for both the U1 and U3 lines. This image is of the U1 terminus.

The station is relatively new with the U1 version opened in 2004 and the U3 version in 2007. While the earlier stations tend towards the functional and utilitarian, these later stations are much more interesting architecturally.

The U-Bahn, together with the S-Bahn, trams and buses provide Munich with a conprehensive, efficient, integrated and safe public transport sytem.

3 comments:

MaCoBra said...

Hi I love the pictures of your blog, very nice!

brattcat said...

Where were you when you took this? Is there a balcony or where you hanging from a light fixture? It's a fantastic shot!

olli said...

Thanks MaCobRa.

Brattcat if you look at the far end of the image you can see a platform running above the tracks. A lot of the newer Munich stations have this platform with clear or relatively low barriers. It's easy to get images from above over the platforms in these stations.

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