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Budget approved for first section of Hamburg U5 20/12/2019

Mid-December, after approximately three years of planning, the budget was approved for the first section (5.8 km) of the new fully automated metro line U5 in Hamburg.

U5 will be a new arterial route running through the city from Bramfeld to Arenen/Volkspark

The end of the planning approval process is expected in 2020 and construction is expected to start by the end of 2021.

Video of the future U5 route

Source: Hamburger Hochbahn