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Heiligenstadt (1870-1996)Geschlossene Stationen
Friedensbrücke (1976-1991)Geschlossene Stationen
Westbahnhof (1966-1991)Geschlossene Stationen
Schottenring (1978-2008)Geschlossene Stationen
Meidling Hauptstraße (1899-1985)Geschlossene Stationen
Lerchenfelder Straße (1966-2003)Geschlossene Stationen
Gumpendorfer StraßeStationen
Mariahilfer Straße - WestbahnhofStationen
BurggasseStationen
Josefstädter StraßeStationen
Alser StraßeStationen
Währinger StraßeStationen
HütteldorfStationen
Ober St. VeitStationen
Unter St. VeitStationen
BraunschweiggasseStationen
HietzingStationen
SchönbrunnStationen
Meidling HauptstraßeStationen
MargaretengürtelStationen
PilgramgasseStationen
KettenbrückengasseStationen
KarlsplatzStationen
StadtparkStationen
HauptzollamtStationen
SchwedenplatzStationen
SchottenringStationen
Roßauer LändeStationen
FriedensbrückeStationen
HeiligenstadtStationen
Nußdorfer StraßeStationen
OstbahnhofStationen

Discontinued lines

U-Bahn Wien Geschichte - Stadtbahn

Electric light rail (1925-1989)
Own representation

U-Bahn Wien Geschichte - Stadtbahn

Electric light rail (1925-1989); also some station names have changed
Own representation

Line 18G: Heiligenstadt <–> Ostbahnhof

Opened: 20.10.1925
Discontinued: 19.2.1945

Was discontinued during the 2nd World War. Was in service on light rail and streetcar lines.

Line WD: Heiligenstadt <–> Hütteldorf

Opened: 20.10.1925
Discontinued: 7.5.1976

The first partial opening of the U4 subway line between Heiligenstadt and Friedensbrücke and the GW and WG lines replaced this line.

Line DG: Hietzing –> Meidling Hauptstraße

Opened: 20.10.1925
Closed: 31.3.1978

Due to the construction work of the subway line U4 between Donaukanal and Gürtel, this section had to be closed. The extension of the subway line U4 to Schottenring and the lines U4, GD and W replaced it. The line GD was still in service until 1989.

Line GW: Meidling Hauptstraße –> Hütteldorf

Opened: 7.5.1976
Discontinued: 31.3.1978

The two lines GW and WG replaced the line WD. After the U4 line was extended to Schottenring, it was discontinued and additionally replaced by the GD and W lines.

Line WG: Hütteldorf –> Meidling Hauptstraße

Opened: 7.5.1976
Discontinued: 31.3.1978

The two lines GW and WG replaced the line WD. After the U4 line was extended to Schottenring, it was discontinued and additionally replaced by the GD and W lines.

Line W: Hütteldorf <–> Schottenring

Hütteldorf <–> Schottenring (1978)
Hütteldorf <–> Karlsplatz (1978-1980)
Hütteldorf <–> Meidling Hauptstraße (1980-1981)

Opened: 1.4.1978
Discontinued: 28.8.1981

Replacement line for the WD line. It was replaced in stages by the U4 subway line.

Line U2/U4: Karlsplatz <–> Hietzing

Opened: 5.9.1981
Discontinued: 25.9.1981

After the DG/GD light rail line was discontinued and the U2 line was quite short in its initial stages, the U2 was to be connected to the U4 network and both subway lines were to be extended to form a light rail line. Severe operational disruptions were the result and after only 17 days of operation, trial operation was discontinued. Causes included the line bifurcations.

Linie U2/U4 im Jahre 1981

Line GD: Meidling Hauptstraße –> Hietzing

Meidling Hauptstraße <–> Hietzing (1925-1978)
Meidling Hauptstraße <–> Friedensbrücke (1978-1985)
Gumpendorfer Straße <–> Friedensbrücke (1985-1989)

Opened: 20.10.1925
Discontinued: 6.10.1989

The DG line was already closed in 1978, when the section between the Danube Canal and the Gürtel was closed due to the U4 construction work. It was only operated on the Gürtel line. Finally it was discontinued and the U6 replaced it.

Line G: Heiligenstadt <–> Hütteldorf

(ran only during rush hour and on Sundays).

Heiligenstadt <–> Hütteldorf (1926-1945)
Heiligenstadt <–> Meidling Hauptstraße (1954-1985)
Heiligenstadt <–> Gumpendorfer Straße (1985-1989)

Opened: 14.2.1926
Discontinued: 6.10.1989

Was replaced by the U6 subway line.


Discontinued routes

Eingestellte Strecken

G and GD line Längenfeldgasse – Meidling Hauptstraße

Line G and GD: Abandoned line Längenfeldgasse – Meidling Hauptstraße

As part of the construction work on the U6 line, the Meidling Hauptstraße station was replaced by a new station. An excessively wide platform, still indicates the no longer existing third track in the station.

U2 tunnel Schottentor – Schottenring

Line U2: Abandoned tunnel Schottentor – Schottenring

The U2 extension in the direction of the station also required a new line tunnel between Schottentor and Schottenring stations. This tunnel was built further south and at Schottenring station an extra-wide platform indicates the former U2 track. Another track was relocated to the U1/U4 connecting tunnel and serves as an operating track.

U4 tunnel Margaretengürtel – Meidling Hauptstraße

Line U4: Abandoned tunnel Margaretengürtel – Meidling Hauptstraße

The U6 construction required a complete new construction between the stations Margaretengürtel and Meidling Hauptstrasse. In this area, a new tunnel was built further south. The old tunnel serves as an operating and sidings track.

U4 tunnel Friedensbrücke – Spittelau

Line U4: Abandoned tunnel Friedensbrücke – Spittelau

In the course of the construction of the U6 northbound, the old tunnel was replaced by a new tunnel further west.

U6 tunnel Westbahnhof

Line U6: Abandoned tunnel Westbahnhof

In the course of the construction of the U3, the old U6 tunnel including the U6 station was abandoned and rebuilt in the Westbahnhof area. A new tunnel was built further to the east.

U6 route Spittelau – Friedensbrücke

Line U6: Abandoned junction Spittelau – Friedensbrücke

In order to make room for the new Spittelau station to be built, the northbound U6 line between Heiligenstädter Straße and Friedensbrücke station was partially removed as part of the construction work. The U6 station Friedensbrücke was also abandoned and is now served by the U4.

U6 route Nussdorfer Straße – Heiligenstadt

Line U6: Abandoned junction Nussdorfer Straße – Heiligenstadt

In the course of the opening of the U6 extension, the branch from Nussdorfer Strasse in the direction of Heiligenstadt and the U6 station Heiligenstadt were abandoned.

 


Closed stations

verschobene und geschlossene Stationen

closed and newly built stations
own representation

G & GD – Meidling Hauptstraße (1985)

Opening: 1899 (?)
Closed: 1985
Line G and GD

1980 Opening of the subway station Meidling Hauptstraße

U2 – Lerchenfelder Straße (2003)

Opening: 1966
Closed: 2003
In the course of the extension of the U2 in the direction of the stadium, all U2 stations – except this one – were extended for operation with long trains. Due to the small station distance of 200 meters to the station Volkstheater, this station was abandoned in 2003.

U2 – Schottenring (2008)

Opening: 1978
Closed: 2008
Line U6

In the course of the U2 extension towards the station, a new station was built under the Danube Canal and under the U4 line.

U6 – Westbahnhof (1991)

Opening: 1966
Closed: 1991
Line U6

The old U6 subway station was located under the forecourt of Westbahnhof and was closed as part of the U3 construction. It was replaced by a new station.

U6 – Friedensbrücke (1991)

Opening: 1976
Closed: 1991
Line U6

Abandoned by the U6, because it got a new line direction Floridsdorf. The station is now served by the U4 line.

U6 – Heiligenstadt (1996)

Opening: 1870
Closed: 1996
Line U6

Abandoned by the U6, as it got a new routing towards Floridsdorf. The station is now served by the U4 line.

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