Muggenhof (Nuremberg U-Bahn)

Metro Station Muggenhof (abbreviation: MU) is the 20th Metro Station of the Nuremberg U- Bahn and is served by the line U1. It is 953 meters from the city border metro station and 858 meters from the Eberhardshof Metro Station. At the railway station towards long water includes a pointed -to-travel platform changes and after a parking and reversing facility to Eberhardshof station on. The metro station is named after the several incorporated in 1899 the Nuremberg district Muggenhof in which it lies.


The station is part of the elevated railway in the Fürth road that was created between September 6, 1967, and the autumn of 1970 in connection with the construction of the expressway francs. On November 4, 1970, the station was first opened to the tram and traveled to 20 June 1981 by her. This was followed by the approximately one-year renovation period, to bring the building and the railway stations to metro standard; inter alia, the platforms were placed at 1 m above rail level and elevators retrofitted. On 20 March 1982, the station for the metro was opened again. In the summer of 2000, the elevated railway was restored and the station visually refreshed.


The station is located in the district of Nuremberg Muggenhof and extends into high position in east-west direction across the junction Fürth / Adolf Braun / Sigmund road between Fox and Tassilostraße. 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. The lift leads from each side of the platform down to the center island east of the intersection.

Building and Architecture

The station building is located 6 m above the road surface is 169 m long, 16.56 m wide and 8 m high.

The lateral boundary is the platform floor to ceiling of a frosted glass wall, which is preceded by an iron railing. The corrugated iron roof is based on 17 pillars that are located on a wall between the two tracks. Since the renovation, the columns in yellow and the walls are painted in gray.