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Hannover-hauptbahnhof
Hanover Central railway station

Hannover Hauptbahnhof (German for Hanover main station) is the main railway station of the German city of Hanover, Lower Saxony. It is the most important transportation service in the city. Each day, 250,000 people use the station.

It is served by local, regional and long-distance trains. It has 12 tracks on 6 platforms.

Hanover Central railway station was opened in 1843, and the new building in 1879.

The statue in front of the main building is showing Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover, riding a horse.


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