Berlin’s new underground line between Central Station and the Brandenburg Gate – popularly known as the ‘chancellor line’ – is now up and running. The U55 has three new stations and is currently 1.8 km long, though the plan is to extend it to Alexanderplatz one day. All three stations have their own individual style. The ‘Bundestag’ station was planned by Axel Schultes, who also designed the chancellor's office in the city. Architects gmp were responsible for the new underground station at Central Station while Brandenburg Gate station, which also includes an interchange to the S-Bahn city railway, was planned by Axel Oestreich.
Due to their high protection class, robust rail cassettes by Selux have proven particularly successful in traffic areas like stations, tunnels, passageways and stairwells. Protected from dust and water ingress, they are impact-resistant and vandal-proof. Visual comfort plus efficient lighting - with their stylish look, quality materials and precision of design, Satinlights score well in all areas. With application areas like screen-based workstations, they add real value due to their multilayer microprism technology. Satinlights Office is available as a pendant and surface-mounted luminaire and, on request, in several lengths as an uninterrupted light strip where several units can be joined together.