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On 8 August 1924, the first S-Bahn ran between Nordbahnhof and Bernau. Today, 100 years later, 16 lines take Berliners and visitors from A to B throughout the city. This special anniversary will be celebrated from 8 to 11 August with the 100 Years of S-Bahn Festival.

The Berlin S-Bahn is organising a four-day celebration to mark its 100th birthday. There will be a varied programme for families and adults with many free events.

8 August 2024

History and politics - special trips on the historic train between Nordbahnhof and Bernau, opening of a special exhibition in the Bernauer Kantorhaus, cultural programme on the station forecourt in Bernau and on Elisabeth-Schwarzhaupt-Platz at Nordbahnhof

9 August 2024

Culture and society - special trips on the historic train, exhibitions and cultural programme along the route sections

10 August 2024

Technology and industrial culture - special guided tours on the topic of ‘Electrification - the role of the S-Bahn in Elektropolis’ with historian and publicist Hans-Michael Schulze and the BiZ

11 August 2024

Leisure and family - special rides on the historic train, cultural programme, family programme

Further information on the programme and the participating festival partners will follow.

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