Berlin-Spandau railway station
Berlin-Spandau is a railway station situated in the Spandau
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 district of Berlin
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, Germany
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 located at the western end of the S-Bahn lines and .


It is a regional and long-distance station for ICE
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 trains arriving from Hamburg
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 and Hannover as well as an important bus
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 hub for western Berlin and the adjacent Havelland
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 region of Brandenburg
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. Rathaus Spandau
Rathaus Spandau
Rathaus Spandau is one of the terminals of the Berlin U-Bahn line U7 . It was opened on October 1, 1984 with the line's extension from Rohrdamm to Rathaus Spandau...

, the western terminus of the Berlin U-Bahn
Berlin U-Bahn
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 line U7 is nearby.

The new station, with its 440 metres (1,443.6 ft) covering three platforms, was erected in 1998 at the site of the former Spandau-West S-Bahn station that opened in 1910. Berlin-Spandau railway station replaced the historic Spandau railway station east of the Havel
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 river, which is now called Stresow
Berlin-Stresow railway station
Stresow is a railway station in the Spandau district of Berlin, named after the Stresow neighbourhood east of the Havel river. It is served by the S-Bahn lines and ....

 and only served by S-Bahn metro trains.

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