Stadtgrenze (Nuremberg U-Bahn)
Metro Station city limits (abbreviation: SG) is 21 Metro Station of the Nuremberg U- Bahn. It is 825 meters from Jakobinenstraße Metro Station and 953 meters from the Muggenhof Metro Station. At the railway station towards Fürth followed by a sharp -to-travel platform changes. The subway station is named after the former tram stop. For a long time the only tram, the city limits of Nuremberg and Fürth -border transport means, so that this stops designation was announced at the Nuremberg and Fürth population and was maintained for the subway.
The station was created together with the elevated train in the Fürth road between September 6, 1967, and autumn 1970. 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, including 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 Fürth city park, city limits southwest of the intersection Fürth / Nürnberg / Höfener and Ludwig- source road and north of the railway line between Nuremberg and Bamberg. Disposals lead from Bahnsteigostkopf to Höfener road, is in the middle of the train station, another outlet with two lifts on each side platform that lead to Nuremberg road.
Building and Architecture
The station building is located on a dam 6 m above the road surface is 90 m long, 14.5 m wide and 7.5 m high.
The station boundary consists of a frosted glass wall in front of which is a row of pillars. The zig-zag folding roof concrete based on six v - shaped support. Since the renovation of the roof and pillars in gray and the pillars are painted in blue.
The station is serviced by the U1 line. Is located at the intersection stop the city limits of the city bus lines 39 and 175 run at the weekend and the night bus N9 and N11.
A picture of the U -Bahn station can be seen on the cover of the novel 's city limits, a detective novel of the Fürth authors Veit Bronnenmeyer.
Immediately at the metro station (southwest ) is probably the oldest surviving roundhouse Germany, built around 1862 ( or earlier ) in connection with the railway line Nuremberg -Bamberg. It was used as garaging for shunting locomotives between the state line and Ludwig Railway. The roundhouse can be seen at the exit of the train station ( direction subway station Jakobinenstraße ) on the left side in direction of travel. The Grade II listed, industry historically important building is in danger of leaving, and due to the omission of any consumer action by the Federal Railroad in extremely poor condition.