The Berlin metro (U-Bahn) is one of the most modern subway systems in all of Europe, and the most extensive public transport network of this type in Germany
The Berlin metro system is well known for its high levels of performance and its emphasis on environmental responsibility.
Its nine lines extend a total of 151.7 kilometers, and serve 170 stations.
The Berlin metro system is used by more than one million people every day. Every year, its trains carry 400 million passengers. It accounts for roughly half of the transport volume provided by the Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe.
The trains of the Berlin metro system clock around 400,000 kilometers every weekday. That adds up to 132 million kilometers every year. We could also say that on average, the trains circle the globe nine times every single day.
The average speed of the metro trains is 30.7 kilometers per hour. During rush hour, trains currently run at 3 or 5-minute intervals.
By the way, you can use every cell phone network while on our trains or in our stations. You can also charge your cell phone at all of our BVG ticket machines.
Berlin currently has nine metro (U-Bahn) lines: