a. Railway Stations. Arrival and Departure.
Railway Stations. There are Ave Terminus Railway Sta¬
tions at Berlin, exclusive of the 'Stadtbahn' (see below). 1. Anhalt
Station (PL G, 19), for Dresden, Leipzig, Halle (Austria, Bavaria,
Thuringia, Frankfort on the Main). — 2. Potsdam Station (PI. G, 19),
for Potsdam, Magdeburg, Cassel, Cologne, and the Lower Rhine
(junction with the 'Stadtbahn' at Potsdam). — 3. Lehrte Station
(PL R, 18, 21), for all trains to Hamburg and slow trains to Lehrte,
Hanover, Bremen, etc. (junction with the 'Stadtbahn' at Spandau).
— 4. Stettin Station (PI. R, 24), for Rostock (and Copenhagen),
Stettin, and Dantsic (via Stargard). — 5. Gorlitz Station (PL G, 32),
for the Spreewald, Gorlitz, and the Giant Mts. (junction with the
'Stadtbahn' at Nieder-Schoneweide). — The following five Stations
of the 'Stadtbahn' (see p. 12) are also used for general traffic:
1. Charlottenburg Station (PI. G, 4). — 2. Zoological Garden
Station (PL G, 10). —3. Friedrich-Strasse Station (PI. R, 23;
with the heaviest traffic). — 4. Alexander-Platz Station (PI. R, 26).
— 5. Silesian Station (PL R, 31). — The express trains from Han¬
over, Bremen, Cologne and all the trains from Nordhausen-Frank-
fort on the Main, Kdnigsberg, Posen, and Breslau arrive at these
The Custom House, Examination of registered luggage, arriving from
abroad at the stations of the Stadtbahn or at the Stettin Station, is at the
Friedrich-Strasse Station (daily 11-12 a.m.). — Head Custom House, Alt-
Arrival. — Cabs are to be found on the S. side at the stations
of the Stadtbahn (except at Charlottenburg and Alexander-Platz),
and on the arrival (right) side at the terminus stations (except at
the Gorlitz Station where they are straight in front). A policeman,
posted at the exit from each railway-station, hands the traveller a
metal ticket with the number of a cab, on his stating whether he
wishes a cab ('Droschke') or a luggage cab (iGepack-Droschke,J.
Travellers with luggage should entrust the summoning of the vehicle
to the porter (20 pf. for luggage up to 55 lbs., 10 pf. for every 55 lbs.
more). Cab fares see p. 23; in addition to the fare a charge of
25 pf. is made for the ticket securing the cab. 'Gepack-Droschken'
House numbers in Berlin generally begin at the end of the street
nearest where the old town-gates originally stood, and thence run conse¬
cutively along the right-hand side of the street, returning on the left-
hand side, so that the highest number is opposite to No. 1.
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