On the stones get set, go ..(Deutsche Bahn)

++ 450,000 LEGO bricks are delivered and opened Berlin’s largest construction site ++
++ Europe’s largest crossing station arises at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Berlin ++

Berlin, June 15, 2017: Place the hard hat and then serve up some LEGO® bricks, Berlin’s largest construction site in the LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Berlin is opened. In the past 10 years there has been no development on this scale. The Berlin Central Station will be opened by the end of 2018 reconstructed along with siding. Both S and the drive already in MINILAND subway, are then connected. The main station is so large that a wall opening had to be made specifically to create the 9 sqm size for the 3 x 3 meter model. Europe’s largest interchange station will be built as the original total of 5 floors with 14 platform tracks.

The site already consists of 25,000 LEGO bricks to see there are cranes, Construction, dozens of construction workers and of course Dixi toilets in scale 1:60. We also show you the miniature model of the building owner, Olaf Reichert, scale 1: 550 which serves as a planning aid. Thanks to the support of Deutsche Bahn chief modeller Olaf Reichert are all details to real Berlin Central Station is available.

The end of 2018 the impressive replica is scheduled to open. Planned are about 1,000 working hours. But the subway tracks are extended by 25 meters to allow retract the U5 to the station. It is next to the Berlin City Palace, the BER airport and the gap closure of U-5 the fourth large construction project. The colorful indoor playground with more than 5 million LEGO bricks to build, wonder and games is extended especially for the construction of the main station to 450,000 stones.

So much is already betrayed: Highlight the new miniature train station, the incoming and departing trains a day and night mode, as well as hundreds will be “traveling” mini figures. The model can be completed by a spectacular view to the interior of the station.

Olaf Reichert, chief pleased modellers LEGOLAND Discovery Center Berlin.said:

“It is my most Lavish(?) construction project and I am pleased to show the children and parents what you can create everything from LEGO®. The imagination is the LEGO in no way limits.”

DB89678 Against the sunset

A train of the series ET 442 (Talent 2) on the descent from the Berlin Hbf is heading towards the sunset.Copyright: Deutsche Bahn AG / Bartlomiej Banaszak