Traffic hub

Seven things you might not know about Hannover's railway station

Hauptbahnhof Hannover

It should come as no surprise that Hannover's Central Station is an important traffic hub, a shopping paradise and a popular meeting place. But what about non-existent platforms, a secret underground station and a musical manhole? has the answers.

Central hub

Why the station never sleeps

An ICE train stops at a platform, hurried travellers pull squeaking trolleys, and there is a jostling crowd at the stairs: typical station scenes that you...

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Platform curiosity

Where are platforms five and six?

Harry Potter travels into a magical world from the secret track "nine-and-three-quarters" at London's King's Cross station. Where do you think trains from...

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Train station and shopping mall

Shop (almost) around the clock

If a last-minute gift needs to be found on Christmas Eve or the family is overcome with the desire to have a barbecue on a summer Sunday, the Hannoverians...

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The musical manhole

Where the music plays - and why

Across from Hannover's main station, passers-by sometimes stop at a gully in amazement. About a hundred metres from the Ernst August monument, where the s...

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Fountain and monument

Water games

Water dances up and down in the forecourt of the station, every so often catching the feet of the children, who on warm summer days dare to jump over the...

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