Eberhardshof (Nuremberg U-Bahn)

Metro Station Eberhardshof (abbreviation: EB) was opened as a 19 Metro Station of the Nuremberg U- Bahn on June 20, 1981. It is 858 meters from Muggenhof Metro Station and 722 meters from Maximilian Street Metro Station. Until 20 March 1982, he was the terminus for the U1 and U11. The subway station is named after the 1899 eingemeindeten Nuremberg district Eberhardshof in which it lies.

Location and infrastructure

The station is located in the district of Nuremberg Eberhardshof and extends above ground in east-west direction in the midst of Fürth road between Reger and Raab Road. Of two minds lead platform feeders in a distribution of levels below and from there two staircases to the north and south of Fürth road. An elevator runs from the eastern platform head into the floor distributor and from there ever another elevator back to the surface. At the railway station towards Fürth includes a 350 -meter-long parking and reversing facility and direction of long water on a dull -to-travel platform changes.

The above-ground location to the Metro Eberhardshof is due to the fact that it follows the Hochbahnviadukt in Fürth road. Had it built underground, so not enough horizontal line routing for a parking and reversing facility, the facility would have been possible.

Building and Architecture

The station building, for which construction began on 31 October 1979, is 190 m long, 15 m wide and 5 m high.

The station roof consists of a total of 20 undulating concrete shells that are worn in five groups of four shells of six columns. Furthermore, the route limit to the road is broken down in the station area by vertically anchored into the ground wooden sleepers, offering a view from the street onto the platform.

In the two floors underground distribution falls on a daylight light domes, the walls are tiled with yellow ceramic tiles.


The station is served by lines U1 and U11. The U11 has here to all traffic times its western terminus.